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Operation Unified Protector - Imagery

20 June 2011 Airstrike on a Lybian Regime Command and Control Facility in Sorman

Released June 24, 2011

A pro-Qhaddafi regime Command and Control Facility was struck by NATO aircraft, on 20 June 2011. The faciliy was located in Sorman, west of the Libyan capital of Tripoli.

According to NATO, the command and control facility represented a legitimate military target and was "directly involved in coordinating systematic attacks on the Libyan people".

Shortly following the strike, allegations surfaced that a residential building had been struck in that area; allegations NATO acknowledged.

The imagery below shows imager taken from the airstrike, as well as one Battle Damage Assessement (BDA) image.



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Post-strike Battle Damage Assessement aerial imagery of a Command and Control Facility struck by NATO aircraft on 20 June 2011 in Sorman as part of Operation Unified Protector

Post-strike Battle Damage Assessement aerial imagery of a Command and Control Facility struck by NATO aircraft on 20 June 2011 in Sorman as part of Operation Unified Protector
Imagery of Command and Control Facility struck by NATO on 20 June 2011 and locate in Sorman west of Tripoli.  Visible in the image are white dots on top of the building which are satellite dishes

Imagery of Command and Control Facility struck by NATO on 20 June 2011 and locate in Sorman west of Tripoli. Visible in the image are white dots on top of the building which are satellite dishes
Post-strike imagery of a Command and Control Facility struck by NATO aircraft on 20 June 2011 in Sorman as part of Operation Unified Protector

Post-strike imagery of a Command and Control Facility struck by NATO aircraft on 20 June 2011 in Sorman as part of Operation Unified Protector



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