RAF fighter planes have destroyed Libyan missile launchers during a bombing raid on Colonel Gaddafi's home town, the Ministry of Defence said. Two Tornado planes attacked FROG-7 rocket launchers and canisters used to carry Scud missiles on Friday morning at the site near the Libyan city of Sirte. The FROG-7 can fire rockets up to 70km and would pose a serious threat to civilians if used against an urban area, the MoD said.
Libyan government forces have used small planes to drop bombs on oil storage tanks in Misratah, according to a spokesman for the rebel movement. Ahmed Hassan claims that forces loyal to the Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi have used pl... Read Post
Forces loyal to Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi have fired a scud missile near Brega, according to reports. The launch marks the first use of a tactical ballistic weapon by Gaddafi's troops since the conflict started last March. A war... Read Post