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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Libya’s Rebels Say NATO Airstrike Hit Their Fighters

A wounded Libyan rebel fighter is attended by medical staff at the main hospital of Ajdabiya, Libya. (AP)

A wounded Libyan rebel fighter is attended by medical staff at the main hospital of Ajdabiya, Libya. (AP)

Rebel fighters are claiming that NATO airstrikes blasted their forces today in an apparent mistake that sharply escalated anger about coordination with the military alliance in efforts to cripple Libyan forces.

The Associated Press reports that at least two are dead and a dozen hurt, in what would be the second accidental NATO strike against rebels in a week. The BBC’s Wyre Davis reports.


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