19 Jun '11, 4am

NATO Admits 3rd Mistaken Attack on Rebels, Accuses Gaddafi of Using Mosques as Shields

NATO Admits 3rd Mistaken Attack on Rebels, Accuses Gaddafi of Using Mosques as Shields

The uprising against Col. Muammar al-Gaddafi's 41 years of rule has grown into a civil war, with the rebel forces holding a third of the country in the east and some areas in the west, including the city of Misurata. Tripoli remains under Gaddafi's control. NATO continues its airstrikes, with both Gaddafi and NATO accusing each other of endangering civilians According to recent reports, two civilians were killed on Saturday when NATO struck a three-story house in the Suq Al Juma residential area of Tripoli, says the BBC . The New York Times also reports that NATO mistakenly fired on a column on rebel military vehicles on June 16 near the port of Brega. NATO says there were injuries but no casualties, the BBC reports. This is the third time NATO has struck rebel forces; in early April, it acknowledged that it had killed more than a dozen rebels. Qaddafi's forces have been u...

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