Feb 20, 2011

Hundreds dead in Libyan anti-government protests

At least 20 demonstrates were killed overnight Saturday in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, a rights watchdog said. Reuters reported that witnesses saw security forces firing heavy weapons at civilian protesters from a fortified compound nearby.
The New York-based Human Rights watch has reported that the clashes from last night brought the total death toll in Libya, centering on Benghazi and the surrounding towns, to over 100.

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