Update: NATO activities in Libya on July 5


From NATO:  Over the past 24 hours, NATO has conducted the following activities associated with Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR :

Air Operations
Since the beginning of the NATO operation (31 March 2011, 08.00GMT) a total of 14,007 sorties, including 5,285 strike sorties*, have been conducted.
Sorties conducted 05 JULY: 134
Strike sorties conducted 05 JULY: 56

*Strike sorties are intended to identify and engage appropriate targets, but do not necessarily deploy munitions each time.

Key Hits 05 JULY:
In the vicinity of Brega: 1 Command and Control Center.
In the vicinity of Gharyan: 2 Armed Vehicles, 4 Tanks.
In the vicinity of Misurata: 1 Tank, 1 Command and Control Center, 1 Artillery piece.
In the vicinity of Sirte: 3 Armoured Fighting Vehicle.
In the vicinity of Waddan: 1 Military Storage Facility.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
14 Vessels were hailed on 05 JULY to determine destination and cargo. 3 boardings (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1651 vessels have been hailed, 148 boardings and 9 denials have been conducted since the beginning of arms embargo operations.
International Humanitarian Assistance Movements as recorded by NATO

Total of Humanitarian Movements**: 454 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 05 JULY: 2
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 05 JULY: 4

**Some humanitarian movements cover several days.  (graphic: NATO)

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