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From Misurata: Video Of A Father's Desperate 'Dash To Hospital'

One of the cities in Libya where it's known that fighting has been fierce and that forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi have not spared civilians, is Misurata.

From Britain's ITVNews comes a revealing video report by correspondent John Irvine and photographer Sean Sean. They got to Misurata aboard an aid ship, and were there to see how out-gunned civilians are trying to fight back.

And, they were there to see the aftermath when a mortar struck a playground — mortally injuring one young boy and seriously wounding another. The fathers' rush to get their sons to a hospital is heart-breaking. Be advised: You may not want to see some of the graphic scenes in the last minute or so.

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