Coalition hit areas in Khoms, Arrujban: Libyan TV

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Posted: Apr 01, 2011 5:29 PM
Coalition hit areas in Khoms, Arrujban: Libyan TV

TUNIS (Reuters) - Western-led coalition forces bombarded civilian and military areas in the towns of Khoms and Arrujban on Friday, Libyan television said, quoting a military official.

"Civilian and military locations in Khoms and Arrujban were hit this evening by the bombardment of the colonial and crusader aggressors," it said in a written news flash.

Khoms is about 100 km (60 miles) east of Tripoli while Arrujban lies is about 190 km southwest of the capital.

(Reporting by Joseph Nasr; Writing by Marie-Louise Gumuchian; Editing by Andrew Dobbie)