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British planes attack bunker in Gaddafi’s home town

British planes fired missiles at a bunker in Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi’s home town of Sirte, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday. “At around midnight, a formation of Tornado GR4s… fired a salvo of Storm Shadow precision-guided missiles against a large headquarters bunker in Kadhafi’s home town of Sirte,”…

NATO planes bomb Tripoli, rebels attack pipeline

NATO warplanes bombed the Libyan capital early Friday, state television said, as Moamer Kadhafi’s regime accused rebels of sabotaging a key pipeline feeding the country’s sole functioning refinery. About 10 loud explosions rocked the city around 1:30 am (2330 GMT), an AFP journalist said. Shortly afterwards, Libyan television said “civilian…

Libya rebels plead for foreign forces or ‘we will die’

MISRATA, Libya — A rebel official in Libya’s besieged city of Misrata pleaded desperately on Tuesday for Britain and France to send troops to help fight strongman Moamer Kadhafi’s forces, saying “if they don’t, we will die.” In the first request by any insurgents for boots on the ground, a…

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