June 16, 2011 / 3:30 AM / 9 years ago

Explosions at compound of Libya leader Gaddafi

TRIPOLI, June 16 (Reuters) - A series of loud blasts rocked central Tripoli early on Thursday morning and smoke could be seen rising above the fortified compound of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Gaddafi’s sprawling compound has been the target of repeated NATO air strikes. (Reporting by Nick Carey; Editing by Jon Hemming)

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