There are growing concerns this morning about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Tripoli. Hundreds of dead bodies have been discovered in a hospital — it appears patients were abandoned in their beds when fighting broke out last week. The United Nations Secretary General has made an urgent call to the international community to send humanitarian help. Sky’s Jane Dougall reports.
Colonel Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam has been arrested in southern Libya. He was captured in the desert town of Obari along with two aides, as they tried to flee to neighbouring Niger. He’s wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. Sky’s Lisa Holland reports.
Sky news has been shown a mass grave from a massacre carried out earlier this week in southern Tripoli. It comes after world leaders urged all sides in the Libya conflict not to carry out reprisals. Sky’s chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay sent us this report from southern Tripoli.
A bodyguard – who worked for one of Gaddafi’s sons – has told Sky’s Chief Correspondent, Stuart Ramsay, that he saw Gaddafi on Friday along with his daughter. The 17-year-old said he was last seen in a convoy heading south towards Sabha.