NATO airstrike kills members of Moamar Ghadafi’s family

KW writes: I do not believe in bombing, air strikes, or war as an answer. It is very sad that our country was part of the murder of young children.

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NATO strike kills Gaddafi’s son but leader escapes
Associated Press, Updated: May 01, 2011 08:06 IST

Tripoli:  Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi escaped a NATO missile strike in Tripoli on Saturday, but his youngest son and three grandchildren under the age of 12 were killed, a government spokesman said…

The attack struck the house of Gaddafi’s youngest son, Seif al-Arab, when the Libyan leader and his wife were inside. White House spokesman Shin Inouye declined to comment on the developments in Libya, referring questions to NATO. Alliance officials in Brussels said a statement would be issued later Sunday but did not say when.

Seif al-Arab Gaddafi [also, Saif], 29, was the youngest son of Gaddafi and brother of the better known Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, who had been touted as a reformist before the uprising began in mid-February. The younger Gaddafi had spent much of his time in Germany in recent years…

Moammar Gaddafi and his wife were in the Tripoli house of his 29-year-old son when it was hit by at least one bomb dropped from a NATO warplane, according to Libyan spokesman Moussa Ibrahim.

“The leader himself is in good health,” Ibrahim said. “He was not harmed. The wife is also in good health.”

NATO warplanes have been carrying out airstrikes in Libya for the past month as part of a U.N. mandate to protect Libyan civilians. Saturday’s strike marked the first time Gaddafi’s family was being targeted directly…

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  1. Pure Mass Murder. Blowback will expose 9-11 and 7-7

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