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NATO warplanes hit Gaddafi’s residence

07:31, 25.05.2011 Region: World News Theme: Politics

NATO warplanes hit Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s residence with their heaviest air strikes in Tripoli. Major blasts were reported in the city, Europe1 radio station reports. No details are available.

Gaddafi’s compound had been repeatedly bombarded by international forces.

A wave of protest has flared in Libya since February 2011 against Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi’s regime. The clashes turned into a civil war between pr-Gaddafi and anti-governmental forces.

Saif al-Arab Gaddafi, the youngest son of embattled Libyan leader and three of his grandsons were killed in an air strike on May 1.



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