With Gadhafi dead and NATO planning to lift the no-fly zone on Oct. 31, Libyans are finally seeing a glimpse of peace after a months-long conflict. Many people are hoping that the end of the fighting will bring justice to civilians who were unsuspecting victims of the violence — including some who were reportedly killed in NATO airstrikes. NPR tells the story of Mohammed Abueishi, who says at least five civilians — children among them — were killed in their homes during a June 19 bombing:
NATO’s mission in Libya was to protect civilian lives. But now that Gadhafi is gone, evidence is emerging that some bombing raids killed civilians as well as Gadhafi’s fighters.Click here for reuse options!
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