Rebels say Gaddafi, not British, attacked oil field

By REUTERS
April 7, 2011 12:42

 
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BENGHAZI - An oil official in rebel-controlled east Libya said on Thursday forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi attacked the Sarir oil field, denying a Libyan government charge that it was hit by a British air strike.

Asked about Tripoli's claim that an air strike hit Sarir, Abdeljalil Mayuf, information manager at the Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO), told Reuters: "No, that's not true. There was no air strike. Gaddafi forces attacked this area."

A spokesman for the rebel movement based in Benghazi, Mustafa Gheriani, said: "I think it's silly to think the British would do that. It has Mr. Gaddafi's signature all over it."

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