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Amnesty International Calls on NATO to Investigate Civilian Deaths in Majar Airstrike
NATO denies causing mass casualties among Majar’s civilian population, saying its jets hit a military staging area.
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Fox News saw about 30 bodies lined up in white bags in the morgue at Zlitan Hospital.

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Residents from the farming village of Majar dig in the rubble of a building hit by Monday's airstrike looking for more bodies.

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NATO said it hit four disused farm buildings being used as a military staging area for pro-Qaddafi forces and nine vehicles.

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On Tuesday foreign journalists were taken to the scene of the airstrikes near the frontline city of Zlitan.

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The bodies of around 30 people were buried in a mass grave in the nearby village of Majar.

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Coffins were lined up before being put in a local cemetery that was last used one hundred years ago to bury those killed fighting Italian occupation.

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The bodies of the dead were buried immediately in keeping with Muslim traditions.

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Libyan Prime Minister Al-Baghdadi Al-Mahmudi (left) and government spokesman Moussa Ibrahim (right) took representative from foreign embassies to the bomb sites.

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Twenty one year old Hamza Ali said he went to help with the rescue effort.

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Surgeons at Tripoli Central Hospital said this girl was among those caught up in the Majar airstrikes.

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Amnesty International Calls on NATO to Investigate Civilian Deaths in Majar Airstrike

NATO denies causing mass casualties among Majar’s civilian population, saying its jets hit a military staging area.

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