A Libyan man who says that his son was killed in a massacre ...
Sep 25th, 2011
(Reuters) - A Libyan man who says that his son was killed in a massacre at Abu Salim prison reacts at the scene of the mass grave in Tripoli September 25, 2011. Libya's interim authorities said on Sunday they had found a mass grave in the capital containing the bodies of more than 1,270 people killed by Muammar Gaddafi's security forces in a 1996 massacre at Tripoli's Abu Salim prison. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) -
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