BANGHAZI, Libya, August
15, 2009 – Libyan prison guards have killed 20 Somali prisoners in
Banghazi, witnesses told a Somali broadcaster.
Shabelle Radio reported that witnesses claimed Monday that 50 others
were seriously wounded in the incident, in which Libyan prison guards
allegedly fired indiscriminately into the jail after the Somalis tried
The broadcaster quoted prisoner Abdinasir Mowlid as saying the Libyans
also used knives and other weapons on the prisoners, electrocuting some
of the detainees.
Source: UPI, August 11, 2009