Libya Conflict Escalates War Planes from the West Take on Gadhafi

Western military operations against Libya began on Saturday following an emergency summit in Paris to discuss the situation in the North African country. French, Canadian and British planes have flown initial sorties to stop Gadhafi's offensive against rebels in the northeastern part of the country.
A pilot lands an RAF Tornado at Lossiemouth Air Base in Scotland.

A pilot lands an RAF Tornado at Lossiemouth Air Base in Scotland.

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cgh -- with wire reports
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