Libyan authorities have apologised after video footage emerged showing graves of British servicemen being vandalised by armed men in Benghazi. According to reports, the militants liberated last year from Colonel Gaddafi with help from British forces, attacked more than 150 graves. A crucifix was also attacked at the British war grave cemetery in Benghazi.
The Libyan graves belong to British serviceman killed during the Second World War in the north African area. Headstones at the Benghazi war cemetery were pulled down, with crucifixes destroyed by vandals. Some attackers, who were carrying guns and wearing combat fatigues,
In: World News
Tags: war graves, desecration, benghazi, gadaffi, muslim, islam, abdul jalil, Lybian national transitional council,
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