August 25, 2011 / 12:22 PM / 6 years ago

Thirty Gaddafi fighters found dead at Tripoli camp

TRIPOLI, Aug 25 (Reuters) - More than 30 men believed to be fighters loyal to Muammar Gaddafi have been killed at a military encampment in central Tripoli and at least two were bound with plastic handcuffs, indicating they had been executed.

A Reuters reporter at the scene in the Libyan capital said he counted 30 bodies riddled with bullets in an area where there had been fighting between Gaddafi forces and rebels.

Five of the dead were at a field hospital nearby, with one in an ambulance strapped to a gurney with an intravenous drip still in his arm. (Reporting by Peter Graff; Writing by Giles Elgood; editing by Robert Woodward)

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