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Libya conflict: Clearing mines at Misrata port

The Royal Navy has been involved in clearing mines off the Libyan port of Misrata, which they say were laid by pro-Gaddafi forces.

HMS Brocklesby, one of the Royal Navy's Mine Counter-Measures Vessels, destroyed a mine less than a mile from the port entrance, the Ministry of Defence has said.

Lieutenant Commander James Byron, Commanding Officer of HMS Brocklesby, has discussed the operation.

  • 05 May 2011
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