NATO looking into strike allegations in Brega

  • Last updated: 07 Apr. 2011 18:45

Naples, Italy - NATO is looking into the specific details of an alleged strike on a column of tanks outside of Brega today.

Trapani, Italie  Des chasseurs CF-188 Hornet du 425e Escadron tactique de chasse de Bagotville en vol au dessus de la mer Méditerannée pràs de Trapani en Italie, le 29 mars 2011.  Crédit photo : Caporal Marc-Andre Gaudreault, Caméra de Combat des Forces Canadiennes © 2011, DND-MDN Canada

The fighting between Brega and Ajdabiyah, where the strike occurred, has been fierce for several days. The situation is unclear and fluid with mechanized weapons traveling in all directions.
 
What remains clear is that NATO will continue to uphold the UN mandate and strike forces that can potentially cause harm to the civilian population of Libya.