On February 17th 2011, between three and six protestors were shot dead by Gaddafi security forces in Derna, with between 15 and 25 additionally wounded, as reported by Al Jazeera and Wiki News.
Al Jazeera reports “Large numbers of demonstrators also went out today in the city of Derna, east of Benghazi, interspersed with burning of headquarters and demanding the overthrow of the Libyan regime.”
Three men were reported killed by Gaddafi in a Facebook post from the National Front for Justice and Equality, with another three reported dead in a Facebook post from Here is Libya.
A video on the “Gaddafi to the dustbin of history” Facebook post shows an attack on the security directorate of in Derna.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Mohammad Abdul-Azim Al-Saeity Age unknown male killed
- Abu Bakr Fathi Al-Tashani Age unknown male killed
- Ahmed Kamal Al-Shehni Age unknown male killed
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Reports of the incident mention the city of Derna (درنة), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.755841, 22.637778. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.