Update: NATO activities in Libya on June 12


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 10822 sorties, including 4102 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 12 JUNE: 136
Strike sorties conducted 12 JUNE: 52

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

Key Hits
12 JUNE: In the vicinity of Tripoli: 3 Anti-Aircraft Artillery Pieces, 1Surface-To-Air Missile Launcher, 1 Grenade Launcher. In the vicinity of Waddan: 1 Ammunition Storage Facility. In the vicinity of Misratah: 2 Rocket Launchers, 2 Anti-Aircraft Artillery Pieces, 1 Military Truck. In the vicinity of Al-Qaryat: 1 Ammunition Storage Facility.In the vicinity of Brega: 1 Tank, 4 Truck-Mounted Guns.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 19 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
21 Vessels were hailed on 12 JUNE to determine destination and cargo. 2 boardings (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1308 vessels have been hailed, 89 boardings and 8 denials have been conducted since the beginning of arms embargo operations.

International Humanitarian Assistance Movements as recorded by NATO
Total of Humanitarian Movements***: 350 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 12 JUNE: 2
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 12 JUNE: 1

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

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