Between seven and 16 people, including three belligerents, were killed on Abu Salim Highway in Tripoli by Gaddafi snipers on August 22, 2011.
A young man from the Abu Salim area told Libyans that 30 Gaddafi supporters were stationed on the bridge and another group were stationed under the bridge off the highway and they were shooting random cars passing by, especially those with the independence flag.
A video posted by Ahmadov2010 on YouTube shows the bodies of at least four men killed and a video by Son of Abo Salim showed the body of another man killed.
The names of the civilians killed:
Ahmed Ali Aoun
Muhammad Mustafa Al-Ashtar
Muhammad Saad, Muhammad Mushtafa’s cousin
Hazem Abd Al-Salam Al-Marimi
The incident occured at approximately 11:00 am local time.