84 people killed in protests in Libya
Updated: 2011-02-20 11:01
TUNIS - The security forces in Libya have killed at least 84 people during clashes with demonstrators over the past three days, Tunisian official agency TAP reported on Saturday, citing eye witnesses and medical sources.
Earlier reports said that live ammunition has been used by the Libyan security forces against the protesters, and at least two policemen were killed in the clashes.
Two of Libya's neighbors, Tunisia and Egypt, have seen their former leaders ousted from power following popular protests against the regime.
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi greets supporters during a ceremony marking the birth of Prophet Mohammad in Tripoli Feb 13, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]
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