Massacre in Benghazi
In a series of tweets, the UN Envoy to Libya Martin Kobler requested ‘immediate investigations’ into the bodies of 14 people found in a Benghazi rubbish dump. The UN Envoy described it as ‘a war crime’.
Utterly shocked and dismayed by the summary execution of a number of people in #Benghazi.This is a war crime
I request immediate investigations. Those responsible must be held accountable and brought to justice
Mary Fitzgerald (Libya reporter and researcher) added that these bodies were found in area controlled by General Haftar’s forces.
Reports of 14 bodies found in rubbish dump in area of Benghazi controlled by Hiftar’s forces. All shot in head, hands & legs bound #Libya
Mohamed Eljarh (Non-resident fellow at the Atlantic Council) pointed out that the LNA (Libyan National Army which is a militia led by General Haftar) and Al-Thini’s government are responsible for the ‘Al-lithi rubbish dump massacre’ as LNA and Al-Thini’s government are controlling the area.