A French plane has fired the first shots in Libya as enforcement of the UN-mandated no-fly zone begins. The target was a military vehicle, the French defence ministry said.
It came hours after Western and Arab leaders met in Paris to agree a course of action to confront Col Gaddafi.
“Our air force will oppose any aggression,” said French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Earlier, pro-Gaddafi forces attacked the rebel stronghold of Benghazi.
However, the Libyan government has denied launching any assault
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