Tripoli, 6 December:
One-hundred and three bodies have been discovered in a mass grave in the Gergarish district of Tripoli.
The find was made on Tuesday at the Sidi Hamid cemetery as part of a broader search for missing persons killed by the former regime that is ongoing across Libya. The entity responsible for the excavation is the Tripoli Missing Persons Committee, which falls under the SSC.
It is reported that some of the bodies have been identified as being from Zawia, and it is believed they were killed during the 2011 revolution. DNA samples from the bodies will be sent for testing to try and establish the identities of each of the dead individuals.
In the past 12 months, mass graves have been discovered in numerous Libyan towns and cities, including Tripoli, Benghazi, Zliten, Ajdabiya and Sirte.