Posts Tagged ‘Tripoli’

UPI | July 27, 2011

TRIPOLI, Libya, July 27 (UPI) — Libyan rebels say they’re finding thousands of land mines in civilian areas as they press toward the country’s capital city of Tripoli.

The number of mines found and deactivated by the rebels has swollen from hundreds to thousands as the fighters move into towns abandoned by troops loyal to Moammar Gadhafi, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. (more…)

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by AFP

TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AFP) — At least six people were killed on Monday in a blast targeting a military bus on the outskirts of the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli, a security official told AFP.

“We have at least six people killed, three of them soldiers,” the official said. “We have about 30 other people injured.” (more…)

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