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Tuesday, June 22, 1999 Published at 14:25 GMT 15:25 UK


World: Middle East

US warplanes bomb Iraqi facilities


The United States Air Force says airplanes monitoring the air exclusion zone in northern Iraq have bombed radar facilities near the city of Mosul for the second day running.

The Americans say the attack occurred after the planes were fired on by Iraqi anti-aircraft artillery.

From the newsroom of the BBC World Service



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