Libya: Amsi, number of victims rises to 600, 140 kids

Libyan doctors, over 75,000 displaced

15 May, 13:37

    ROME5 - The number of victims in Libya since the start of clashes last month has risen to 600, including 140 children, 150 women and 25 health professionals, according to an updated estimated provided to ANSA by medical sources.

    Six mass graves were discovered while the wounded were 3,500, including 450 in serious condition; eight ambulances were hit.

    The updated estimates were given to ANSA by the president of the Association of doctors of foreign origin in Italy (Amsi), Foad Aodi, who is in close contact with Libyan doctors on the ground.

    Libyan doctors, Aodi said, "also denounce the disappearance of 200 girls since the start of the conflict". The displaced, he said, are estimated to be "75,000, the majority women and children, and yesterday 100 families left Tripoli for Sirt".

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