Death toll rises in Libyan unrest

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi confronting most serious challenge to his rule in 42 years.



    Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is confronting the most serious challenge to his rule in 42 years.

    Government forces have been unleashed onto protesters in the eastern city of Benghazi, where one hospital official put the death toll at 200.

    Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker takes a look at the scale of the unrest in the country.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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