Tripoli, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Residencial and governmental office buildings were considerably damaged by NATO air attacks to Tripoli, where supporters of the Libyan leader Meuammar El Gadafi condemned this Tuesday the aggressions against civilians.
The official Libyan TV informed that NATO warplanes attacked on Monday night and daybreak buildings of Tripoliâ�Ös downtown, affecting a hotel accommodating foreign journalists.
The first round of bombings took place Monday night provoking at least five strong explosions that were heard in the Luxos hotel, and later were heard sirens of fire trucks going to the residential areas afected by the aggression.
Short after midnight the Allied aviation flew aver the city again and stated the bombing which has possibly left many wounded, said the governmentâ�Ö spokesman Moussa Ibrahim although he refused to give exact numbers.
According to the local authorities, one of the buildings bombed was the Libyaâ�Ös Interior Ministry, an office for bank issues and near buildings like residences.
Witnesses has said to local reporters that one of the damaged buildings was destroyed in one of its sides, as many houses were on fire due to the bombings, leaving many people in the streets.
NATO bombed on Monday other civil facilities in this capital, neighboring areas and an oil central in Ras Lanuf as response to Great Britain and the Libyan armed oppositionâ�Ös request to intensify and extend its attacks.
Meanwhile, insurgency sources informed to have the control of Karim region, 20 km from Misratah, with the possession of sophisticated weapons presumptively taken or abandon by the loyal forces of the government.
Sources has said that the rebels immediate planes are to advance to the Zitan and Tawarga cities.