By Ashraf Abdul-Wahab.
Tripoli, 15 November 2013:
Thirty seven people are now said to have been killed in the Gharghour shootings and at . . .[restrict]least 225 wounded, according to Tripoli SSC head, Hashim Bishr.
Nine of the dead had been taken to Tripoli Medical Centre when 25 people were being treated for their injuries. In Tripoli Central Hospital, there were were 13 dead and more than a hundred wounded and in Bu Sleem Hospital there were 15 dead and again more than a hundred wounded.
It is reported that other wounded have been taken to the Oil Clinic and other private facilities.
The Ministry of Heath had earlier upped its figure to 32 dead and 390 wounded.
It is not clear if the figures for the dead and injured includes any Misratans.
Meanwhile, it has been announced that demonstrators took to the streets of Tobruk to protest at the killings in Tripoli. Further demonstrations in solidarity with the capital are expected tomorrow.
In Misrata, however, the local TV station, Misrata Channel, claimed that “there were some people from Tawergha among the protesters holding the ‘green flag’ (the flag of the Qaddafi regime) and they were behind the start of the shooting”.
The station said that Misrata revolutionary would “hit with an iron hand to protect what they have achieved in the revolution”.
With input from Aimen Eljali and Ahmed Elumami. [/restrict]