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US, allies launch Libya attacks

19 March 2011 No Comment

Posted by Sherwin

Libya Attacks

The United States and its allies have launched strikes against Muammar Gaddafi‘s troops, as the West tries to force the 68-year-old Libyan dictator from power.

French, British and American military forces on Saturday unleashed cruise missiles and fighter jets in western portions of Libya but ruled out using ground troops in what U.S. President Barack Obama called a “limited military action.”

It was the first foreign military action in the oil-rich North African country since the United Nations adopted a resolution authorizing a no-fly zone and all “necessary measures” to protect civilians in Libya.

RT’s Gayane Chichakyan reports.

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