NATO strikes munitions bunkers near Tripoli

By REUTERS
April 13, 2011 19:46



BRUSSELS - NATO conducted an air strike against munitions bunkers 13 kilometers (8 miles) from the Libyan capital Tripoli on Wednesday, a NATO official said.




A loud explosion was heard in Tripoli on Wednesday afternoon and the Al Arabiya television station reported two explosions close to Tripoli's airport.




"We can confirm there was a deliberate air strike on munitions bunkers roughly 13 km southeast of Tripoli," a NATO official said, when asked about the explosions.




He gave no more details.



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