Update: NATO activities in Libya on July 7


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, 06.00GMT) a total of 14,281 sorties, including 5,388 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 07 JULY: 134
Strike sorties conducted 07 JULY:46

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

Key Hits 07 JULY:
In the vicinity of Brega: 1 Military Refuelling Equipment.
In the vicinity of Gharyan: 3 Armed Vehicles.
In the vicinity of Waddan: 1 Military Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Surt: 1 Tank.
In the vicinity of Zlitan: 1 Artillery Piece, 1 Radar.
In the vicinity of Tripoli: 3 Anti-Aircraft Gun, 1 Command and Control Center.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
16 Vessels were hailed on 07 JULY to determine destination and cargo. 7 boardings (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1679 vessels have been hailed, 157 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**: 472 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 07 JULY: 2
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 07 JULY: 9

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

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