Libyan government forces launch rockets on Misrata

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Posted: Apr 16, 2011 4:03 AM
Libyan government forces launch rockets on Misrata

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Libyan government forces attacked the coastal city of Misrata with at least 100 Grad rockets early on Saturday, a rebel spokesman said.

"They fired Grads at an industrial area this morning, at least one hundred rockets were fired. No casualties are reported," Abdelbasset Abu Mzereiq told Reuters by telephone.

"We know that the dairy factory there has been damaged."

(Reporting by Mariam Karouny; Editing by Louise Ireland)