The Libyan Bedlam
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Colorful past behind Libyan 'coup maker'
Colorful past behind Libyan 'coup maker' By Ramzy Baroud A mass prison break in the Libyan town of Zliten on Friday, which saw 92 escape, seems an appropriate snapshot of the chaos which has descended since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in August 2011.
92 inmates escape from Libyan jail
Hassan bin Sophia, spokesman for the Zliten local council, said only four guards were watching 220 criminal and political detainees at the jail yesterday.
The Miami Herald
92 prisoners escape in western Libyan jailbreak
A Libyan local official says 92 prisoners have escaped from a prison in a western town due to weak security.