Libya commander says 50,000 dead in anti-Gadhafi uprising

31.08.2011                      1.Elul, 5771                      Rosch Chodesch 2

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Libya commander says 50,000 dead in anti-Gadhafi uprising

Figures include those killed in the fighting between Gadhafi's troops and his foes, and those who have gone missing over the past six months.

An estimated 50,000 people have been killed since the beginning of Libya's uprising to oust Muammar Gadhafi six months ago, a military commander with the country's interim ruling council said on Tuesday.
"About 50,000 people were killed since the start of the uprising," Colonel Hisham Buhagiar, commander of the anti-Gadhafi troops who advanced out of the Western Mountains and took Tripoli a week ago, told Reuters….