By the Editor.
A major humanitarian catastrophe is afflicting Sirte, as NATO and NTC militia employ ‘Fallujah’ tactics. Sirte is being transformed into a ‘free-fire’ zone where civilians and civilian buildings are being openly targeted in order to crush resistance and terrorise residents into flight.
In this report alone:
Residents suffering indiscriminate shelling, mortars, and rocket fire;
Patients dying as hospitals lose power, lack medicines, oxygen, and fuel;
NATO bombs hospital during NTC-announced ceasefire;
Civilian buildings and apartment blocks razed to the ground by NATO bombs;
Critical shortages of drinkable water, food;
NTC militia kill family in car, …