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NATO says Gaddafi forces mine Misrata harbour

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BRUSSELS, April 29 (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi had placed mines at Misrata harbour to block humanitarian aid access to the city, a NATO official said on Friday.

"Only this morning ... an incident took place in which it became apparent some vessels, which we assume were pro-Gaddafi forces, were laying mines near the harbour," Brigadier Rob Weighill told reporters.

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