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British and Italian War Graves Desecrated in Libya

  • Aired: 1/4/2012
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Amateur video shows armed men desecrating a World War Two-era cemetery in eastern Libya. The footage, posted to a social media website, captures them uprooting headstones of British and Italian soldiers in the city of Benghazi. At one point, the men, believed to be fundamentalist Muslims, take a sledgehammer to smash a metal and stone cross. In the background people can he heard saying: 'This is the grave of a Christian' and 'These are dogs.'

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