Day Two of U.S., Coalition Strikes on Libya

The bodies of pro-government forces littered the ground in al-Wayfiyah, 35 km West of Benghazi, after reportedly being hit by French warplanes on Sunday.

As we awake on this first day of spring, the United States, France, Britain and coalition forces continue to strike Libya. Here’s the latest from NPR and the Associated Press:

A defiant Moammar Gadhafi vowed a “long war” after the U.S. and European militaries blasted his forces with airstrikes and over 100 cruise missiles early Sunday, hitting air defenses and at least two major air bases and shaking the Libyan capital with explosions and anti-aircraft fire.

Despite the strikes, Gadhafi’s troops lashed back, bombarding the rebel-held city of Misrata with artillery and tanks on Sunday, the opposition reported. Continue reading…

NPR has also continued its coverage of the situation on their live blog.

At this time, KQED Public Radio is airing its regularly scheduled programs. There is still a possibility that we will preempt the schedule for special coverage from NPR or the BBC at some point today.

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