Nearly 100 killed in Libyan crackdown on unrest

Hossam Mansour, center, joins protestors waving Libyan flags gathered in front of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, to call for the ouster of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Gadhafi's forces fired on mourners leaving a funeral for protesters Saturday in the eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least 15 people and wounding scores more as the regime tried to squelch calls for an end to the ruler's 42-year grip on power. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
February 20, 2011 9:00:09 AM PST
Libyan forces opened fire on mourners leaving a funeral for protesters Saturday in the flashpoint city of Benghazi, and a medical official said 15 people were killed, with bodies piling up in a hospital and doctors collapsing in grief at the sight of dead relatives.

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