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LIBYA: Kadafi forces bomb Benghazi arms depot

March 4, 2011 | 10:45 am

Forces loyal to embattled Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi on Friday bombed the outskirts of the eastern city of Benghazi, Reuters reported.

The bombing occurred at an arms depot on the outskirts of Benghazi, a rebel stronghold, according to Mustafa Gheriani, a spokesman for the opposition's Feb. 17 Coalition who spoke with Reuters.

No additional information was available about the bombing Friday morning, Reuters reported.

--  Molly Hennessy-Fiske