NATO uses helicopters in Libya; British officials visit Benghazi
Top British officials paid a visit Saturday to leaders of Libya’s opposition government, the beneficiary of the first NATO helicopter attacks on ruler Moammar Gadhafi’ military vehicles, equipment and forces.
Foreign Secretary William Hague and International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell traveled to Benghazi, where they reiterated support for the Transitional National Council.
According to a statement, Mitchell announced new support for the clearing of mines in besieged cities, including Misrata. He and Hague visited a Benghazi hospital treating those wounded in the conflict.