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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Gerard Hueber
A top Navy official in the campaign in Libya on Wednesday said international forces were attacking government troops that have been besieging population centers in the North African nation.
The U.S.-led military coalition continued to bicker Wednesday over a new command structure for airstrikes in Libya, as allied warplanes began pounding Col. Moammar Gadhafi's forces in the rebel-held city of Misurata, giving residents respite from a weeks-long siege.
Hueber also confirmed that coalition attack planes had begun to strike Col. Gadhafi's forces in and around the rebel-held towns of Ajdabiya and Misurata.
Rear Adm. Gerard Hueber, speaking to Pentagon reporters from the U.S. command ship in the Mediterranean Sea, said the coalition is targeting Col. Moammar Gadhafi's mechanized forces, artillery and mobile missile sites as well as ammunition and other supplies for government troops.