GNA Health Ministry: 100 bodies with signs of torture found at Tarhouna General Hospital

Alwasat - Cairo Fri 05 Jun 2020, 05:21 PM
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The Ministry of Health for Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) announced that bodies of 100 civilians had been found in Tarhouna General Hospital, who had signs of torture and gunshot wounds.

According to a ministry statement today, the head of the Crisis and Emergency Committee, Fawzi Wanis, visited Tarhouna General Hospital with an official delegation from the Ministry of Health after the "liberation of the city" from Libyan National Army forces.

Wanis added: "we found refrigerators with more than a hundred bodies in them that showed signs of torture and gunshot wounds. These bodies belong to civilians, men and women." He noted coordination with the Misrata forensic medicine department to identify them and hand them over to their families.

Wanis denounced "this criminal act," which violates all local and international laws and customs.

According to the statement, the GNA's 166th Battalion has begun securing the hospital and health facilities.

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