NATO Supporters Will Use Helicopters in Libya
France and other members of a NATO-led coalition will use attack helicopters in Libya to strike at Muammar al Gaddafi forces more accurately from the sky. Meanwhile rebel sources informed that the forces of Gaddafi are advancing with the cover of rockets and mortar shells.
On this Monday two people were killed and many more were wounded during a regime attack on Misrata, heavy explosions that lasted for an hour accompanied the strike. A rebel spokesman added that the forces of Muammar al Gaddafi shelled the rebel-held town of Zintan, while a large group of troops fought each other in the mountainous region bordering Tunisia.
The French newspaper Le Figaro reported that 12 helicopters will be sent to perform precise attacks against Gaddafi forces and other targets. The NATO bombings have cracked Gaddafi’s armor, however the Libyan dictator stubbornly clings to power while the Libyan population continues to perish.
Meanwhile the Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu along with the head of the rebels, Mustafa Abdul Jaleel, that Gaddafi should quit for a peaceful transition. The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, agreed to meet with a Libyan “opposition” delegation on Monday to promote the ceasefire after four months of hostilities.