Update: NATO activities in Libya on September 28


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 24,236 sorties, including 9,040 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 28 SEPTEMBER: 96
Strike sorties conducted 28 SEPTEMBER: 30

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

In the vicinity of Sirte: 1 ammunition / vehicle storage facility, 1 staging and firing location, 1 command and control node and staging area, 2 ammunition and missile facilities, 1 tank.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 12 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
8 Vessels were hailed on 28 SEPTEMBER to determine destination and cargo. 0 boardings (0 denied) were conducted.
A total of 2852 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**1532: (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 28 SEPTEMBER: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 28 SEPTEMBER: 37

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

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