French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced that military operations had begun in the early afternoon.
The staff of the Gallic Army confirmed that French warplanes attacked against the armored of Gadhafi’s forces. News Agency AFP announces forthcoming U.S. attacks with a Tomahawk missile and the movement of British troops.
For now, it is estimated the destruction of at least four tanks, according to sources quoted by the rebels, while Mohamed Abdelkrim, opponent of the regime in Tripoli, said that the losses of the Libyan government forces are more significant but have not yet been quantified.
Southwest of the city of Benghazi, the main stronghold of the rebels, the armored forces were destroyed according gadafistas says Al Yazira.
Sarkozy called yesterday to the leaders of different countries to a summit in Paris to discuss the situation taking place in the north of Africa, after the UN gave the green light to a military operation.