Italian troops massacred the Muslim Libyan population of the Mechiya oasis the day after the Sciara Sciat massacre. In three days hundreds of civilians, children, women were killed. One hundred women and children were burned in a mosque after mortar attack.
Appear to have been shot dead by pro-Gaddafi troops as the rebels advanced on the Gargur district of Tripoli. Those killed were said to have been held prisoner at an Internal Security building in the district.