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Report: Italian planes start mission over Libya

Al Arabiya television channel reported on Saturday that Italian planes had started a surveillance mission over Libya on Saturday, after French planes also began reconnaissance over the North African country.

 

The television channel cited its correspondent in a brief headline with news about the Italian planes, without giving further details. A french official stated that Mirage and Rafale fighters were flying over Benghazi, and could strike Libyan tanks. (AP)