May 1, 2011 / 8:56 AM / 9 years ago

NATO not targeting individuals in Libya-UK's Cameron

LONDON, May 1 (Reuters) - NATO’s targeting policy in Libya is not about targeting “particular individuals”, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday, declining comment on reports a son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi had been killed.

“The targeting policy of NATO and the alliance is absolutely clear. It is in line with the U.N. resolution 1973 and it is about preventing a loss of civilian life by targeting Gaddafi’s war-making machine, so that is obviously tanks and guns, rocket launchers, but also command and control as well,” Cameron told BBC television.

“It is about targeting command and control rather than particular individuals,” he said, adding that he would not comment on an “unconfirmed report” of a son and three grandchildren of Gaddafi being killed in a NATO air strike. (Reporting by Olesya Dmitracova; Editing by Adrian Croft)

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