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Libyan snipers fire on mourners

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posted on Feb, 19 2011 @ 12:44 PM
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Libyan snipers fire on mourners


www.cbc.ca

Libyan security forces killed at least 15 mourners and injured dozens of others at a funeral on Saturday, according to hospital officials.

The snipers targeting protesters against longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi began firing on crowds as they mourned 35 people who died the previous day in anti-government rallies.

New York-based Human Rights Watch previously reported that Libyan security forces have killed 84 people in a harsh crackdown on three days of protests. The latest reported fatalities from Saturday's funeral raise that death toll to about 100.

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posted on Feb, 19 2011 @ 12:44 PM
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There has been much interesting news out of Bahrain about protesters being killed by riot police. This time it's Libya.

A 42-year sitting dictator and 100 Dead in three days!? It seems that there is at least one state worse off then Bahrain!

All my best to the protesters in the Mid-East and Africa! May those who lost there lives rest in peace.

Peace & Respect,

AS

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posted on Feb, 19 2011 @ 03:11 PM
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What's wrong with people, that's a sad example of what we are as a human race. Some things will never change.



posted on Feb, 19 2011 @ 03:35 PM
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surely killing a few dozen people in broad daylight is enough for the un to do summink
isnt it dont understand why people are dieing in the dozens and no one's doing anything ???



posted on Feb, 19 2011 @ 03:39 PM
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edited out original comment...

- the world is a terrible place, and posting a three line anger-fuelled rant about it won't change a thing.
edit on 19-2-2011 by FlyInTheOintment because: (no reason given)




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