Jeroen Oerlemans

Tripoli, LIBYA

The brother of 23 year old Juma Massoud Rianni cries when he hears that his brother was one of many prisoners who were executed. Behind him the truck in which the prisoners were transported to their death.At least 50 people where found dead in a complex neighbouring the headquarters of the Khamis brigade in Tripoli. According to two survivors, the people who died here were randomly taken of the streets in the last months and inprisoned in a hanger. On Tuesday 23d of August they were handgrenaded, machinegunned and then set on fire. Next to the hanger were preparations going on to dig mass graves, and according to some there might be more mass graves at the complex. After a six month revolution, rebel forces finally managed to enter Tripoli and have taken control of Bab al-Aziziyah, Col Gaddafi's compound and residence. Few fighters loyal to Gaddafi remain in the city; it appears that Gaddafi's 42 year rule over Libya has ended. Gaddafi is currently on the run.

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