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BREAKING NEWS: French military jet opens fire in Libya

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posted on Mar, 19 2011 @ 03:13 PM
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BREAKING NEWS:French military jet opens fire in Libya


www.bbc.co.uk

The French plane fired the first shot in Libya at 1645 GMT and destroyed its target, according to a military spokesman.

French planes also flew reconnaissance missions over "all Libyan territory", French military sources said earlier.

Around 20 French aircraft were involved in Saturday's operation, the Reuters news agency reports.

French jets "destroyed a number of tanks and armoured vehicles", a defence ministry official told Reuters, adding that he could not immediately confirm the number.

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posted on Mar, 19 2011 @ 03:13 PM
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So it has begun... It won't be long until other nations, especially the US, join the conflict.

First they send in fighter jets to hit key targets and soften Gadhafi's forces for a full scale land invasion of Libya.

Can the US risk another war in the Middle East? Will this be the fuse needed to ignite WW3? Your thoughts?

www.bbc.co.uk
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