Libyan warplanes have launched a new raid on the strategic oil port of Brega in the country's east, a day after rebel forces in Brega repelled an attack by troops loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.
REUTERS - Muammar Gaddafi's forces struck at rebel control of oil export hubs in Libya's east for a second day on Thursday as Arab states weighed a plan to end turmoil Washington said could make the country "a giant Somalia".
France 24 exclusive reports
Witnesses said a warplane bombed the eastern oil terminal town of Brega, a day after troops loyal to Gaddafi launched a ground and air attack on the town that was repulsed by rebels spearheading a popular revolt against his four-decade-old rule.
Date created : 2011-03-03