Gaddafi forces fire suspected Scud missile: source

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Posted: Aug 22, 2011 4:15 PM
Gaddafi forces fire suspected Scud missile: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fired a suspected scud missile, which originated near the city of Sirte, a U.S. defense official said on Monday.

The official, speaking to Reuters on condition of anonymity, did not immediately have more details, including what might have been targeted in the Scud launch.

(Reporting by Phil Stewart)