At least seven civilians in Libya have been killed by a NATO airstrike which hit a residential area overnight.
Earlier, the Alliance confirmed it had mistakenly attacked rebel forces, but the number killed in that friendly-fire attack is not known.
In the middle of the night, Tripoli’s Souk al-Juma district was woken up by a blast, when a bomb, or several bombs, landed in this residential area.
Several three-story buildings have been destroyed as a result. According to initial reports, four families — 12 to 14 people — resided there, and at least seven inhabitants have been killed, while some are still missing.