Update: NATO activities in Libya on October 1


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 24,574 sorties, including 9,164 strike sorties*, have been conducted.
Sorties conducted 1 OCTOBER: 101
Strike sorties conducted 1 OCTOBER: 38
*Strike sorties are intended to identify and engage appropriate targets, but do not necessarily deploy munitions each time.
Key Hits 1 OCTOBER                            
In the vicinity of Bani Walid: 1 multiple rocket launcher firing point, 1 ammunition storage facility.
In the vicinity of Sirte: 1 command and control node, 1 infantry and anti-aircraft artillery staging area, 2 armed vehicles, 4 armoured infantry vehicles, 1 tank.
Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 12 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
16 Vessels were hailed on 1 OCTOBER to determine destination and cargo. 0 boardings (0 denied) were conducted.
A total of 2888 vessels have been hailed, 293 boardings and 11 denials have been conducted since the beginning of arms embargo operations.
International Humanitarian Assistance Movements as recorded by NATO
Total of Humanitarian Movements**1547: (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 1 OCTOBER: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 1 OCTOBER: 5
**Some humanitarian movements cover several days.   (graphic: NATO)

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