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Libya says NATO killed 7, bombed food stocks

Muamer Gaddafi's regime accused NATO of killing at least seven people in a raid on a medical clinic and destroying stocks of food on Monday in the western Libyan town of Zliten

AFP , Monday 25 Jul 2011
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The strike on the small clinic for communicable diseases occurred between 8:00 and 8:30 am (0600-0630 GMT), a local told an AFP correspondent among a group of foreign journalists on a guided tour of the town.

The journalists saw a completely destroyed building with a crescent sign at its entrance and ground scattered with gloves, oxygen bottles, pharmaceuticals and stretchers, but no victims.

Five ambulances were on standby as rescue teams scoured the rubble for other possible victims.

The foreign reporters were also taken to another part of Zliten where they were shown three damaged food storage buildings and another still on fire, which the government minders also blamed on NATO attacks.

Strewn around the site were hundreds of bags of rice, tomatoes and vegetable oil which smouldered with smoke, as firefighters tried to extinguish the flames.
Residents said the strike occurred at around 3:00 am (0100 GMT).

In the same compound, journalists also saw another completely destroyed building which bore the name "Agricultural Security".

The government minders also told the correspondents of other air strikes in the early hours of Monday that caused "civilian casualties," although they did not elaborate.

Zliten lies about 150 kilometres (100 miles) east of Tripoli, Gaddafi's stronghold, and 60 kilometres (35 miles) from the rebel-held western coastal enclave of Misrata, Libya's third city.

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27-07-2011 02:39pm
yeah, yeah ... give them funds now ... incite conflict, supply ammunition, give funds by the millions ... for what? so that they can go ahead and kill their fellow countrymen??this is how outside countries should get involved ... in a "revolution" ... you call this a revolution or a take over by foreign countries? Arent all these countries going to get their millions back in the form of "contracts" from these so called rebels they are "supporting"?if you love to do humanitarian work ... love to do what is good for the people ... there are hundreds of people dying out there in a famine in the same continent ... send your money there. Why do you think twice before supporting them? Because they are not rich and cant give you hefty contracts?Isnt this war totally and absolutely just "for the money" ... each and every step of it?
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