20 Feb '11, 10pm

After snipers and mercenaries, #Libya brings out its machine guns |TODAYonline| #feb17 #gadaffiCrimes rt @sara055

CAIRO - Libyan forces fired machine-guns at mourners marching in a funeral for anti-government protesters in the eastern city of Benghazi yesterday, a day after snipers and foreign mercenaries loyal to longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi shot demonstrators. Women and children leapt from bridges to their deaths as they tried to escape the ruthless crackdown on Saturday. Artillery and helicopter gunships were also used against crowds of demonstrators, and thugs armed with hammers and swords had attacked families in their homes. A doctor at one city hospital said he counted 200 dead in his morgue alone since the unrest began six days ago. In Bahrain, opposition leaders gathered yesterday to examine offers for talks by the country's rulers, who are seeking dialogue after sharp criticism from Western allies and warnings by overseers of next month's Formula 1 race that the unrest co...

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