Wednesday, October 26, 2011
IRTE, Libya — The bodies of 267 people, many of them believed to have been executed, were found in Sirte, the hometown of former Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi, a local newspaper reported Wednesday.
Most of those found dead were supporters of Qaddafi, a Red Cross source told online Libyan newspaper Qurynanew.
The source said that most of the bodies were executed and buried in mass graves in Sirte and the surrounding area.
Officials from Benghazi and Sirte numbered and photographed the bodies before burying them and will store the information in an archive to show the victims’ families, the report said.
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