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Tripoli Hit More Than 80 Times By NATO Aircraft

June 08 2011


NATO warplanes dropped more than 80 bombs on Tripoli between Tuesday morning and dawn on Wednesday, say Western officials cited by the New York Times.

Large areas of Muammar Qaddafi's Bab al-Aziziya command compound and other military targets were destroyed in the assault, said NATO officials.

The airstrikes killed 31 people and wounded dozens more, including security guards and civilians, said a Libyan official, though most of the claims could not be verified.

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