Update: NATO activities in Libya on September 9


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 22,116 sorties, including 8,296 strike sorties*,have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 09 SEPTEMBER: 110
Strike sorties conducted 09 SEPTEMBER: 40

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

In the vicinity of Sirte: 1 Surface to Surface Missile Facility, 1 Multiple Rocket Launcher, 1 Armed Vehicle.
In the vicinity of Hun: 1 Command and Control Node.
In the vicinity of Al Jufrah: 1 Military Facility.
In the vicinity of Sebha: 1 Tank.
In the vicintyof Bani Walid: 1 Armed Vehicle.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 14 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
12 Vessels were hailed on 09 SEPTEMBER to determine destination and cargo. 4 boardings( 0 denied) were conducted.
A total of 2551 vessels have been hailed, 267 boardingsand 11 denials have been conducted since the beginning of arms embargo operations.

International Humanitarian Assistance Movements as recorded by NATO
Total of Humanitarian Movements**1011:  (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 09 SEPTEMBER: 2
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 09 SEPTEMBER: 9

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

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