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.
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
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