23 Feb '11, 2am

Libya says 300 dead in violence, including 111 soldiers: TRIPOLI - DISTURBANCES rocking Libya have killed 300 pe...

Libya says 300 dead in violence, including 111 soldiers: TRIPOLI - DISTURBANCES rocking Libya have killed 300 pe...

Disturbances rocking Libya have killed 300 people - 189 civilians and 111 soldiers, according to the first official figures released by Muammar Gaddafi's regime since unrest broke out a week ago. --PHOTO: AP TRIPOLI - DISTURBANCES rocking Libya have killed 300 people - 189 civilians and 111 soldiers, according to the first official figures released by Muammar Gaddafi's regime since unrest broke out a week ago. The largest number of fatalities were said to have been in second city Benghazi, which is located in the east of the country and is where most of the violence has occurred, an interior ministry spokesman said. In Benghazi, 104 civilians and 10 soldiers were killed. Earlier, figures provided at the venue of a press conference that was slated to be given by Gaddafi's son, Seif al-Islam, said 300 people had died, but put the military casualty figure at only 58. Although...

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