A nice walk in the spring sunshine

The small group of women and children could have been out for a stroll in the spring sunshine – but the terror etched on their faces gave a clue that all was not well.

As they walked slowly through the bombed-out ruins of Misrata, the besieged Libyan city now in ruins after seven weeks of intense shelling and street fighting, the armed men with them were jubilant.

For this group of 25 Libyan civilians were human shields – and Muammar Gaddafi’s men were hiding behind them, taunting rebels on the other side of the street.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1381068/Libya-Terror-civilians-Gaddafi-troops-use-rebels-human-shields.html#ixzz1Kj095kdy


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