Rebels: NATO strikes hit Gaddafi forces near Zintan

By REUTERS
May 2, 2011 16:15

ALGIERS - NATO launched airstrikes overnight on positions held by Libyan government forces near the rebel-held town of Zintan and destroyed at least 10 tanks and vehicles, a rebel spokesman said on Monday.

"NATO struck last night in an eastern area of the town. We counted 12 missiles that landed there. A total of 10-12 tanks and vehicles were destroyed," the spokesman, called Abdulrahman, told Reuters by telephone from Zintan.


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