NATO strikes hit Gaddafi forces near Zintan, rebels say

ALGIERS - NATO air strikes on Friday hit forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi which had been attacking the rebel held town of Zintan, a rebel spokesman told Reuters.
"NATO this morning attacked Gaddafi's forces positioned north of Zintan, from where they have been surrounding the town. Five missiles landed in the area," the spokesman, called Abdulrahman, said by telephone from the town. "Gaddafi's forces did not bombard Zintan today after the air strikes," he said.