Report: Mass grave found near Tripoli prison

By REUTERS
September 25, 2011 15:53

 
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CAIRO - A mass grave has been found near Abu Salim prison in the Libyan capital Tripoli containing the remains of 1,200 bodies, Al Jazeera television reportd on Sunday.

The channel quoted its correspondent, but did not give further details in the brief headline.

The government of ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi used Abu Salim prison, in the south of Tripoli, to detain its opponents, including many who rose up against his rule during the civil war.

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