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03/27/2011 12:40 pm ET | Updated May 27, 2011

Libya Civilians Return To Decimated Cities, Bury Dead, Search For Loved Ones

The smell of decaying bodies hangs over the rows of loosely packed sand as the caretaker moves through the cemetery on Ajdabiyah's southern edge. Embarak Hamid has buried 81 people in recent days. A group of volunteers from the town -- working quickly beneath the searing sunlight -- have already cleared a new row. By nightfall, they say they will likely fill it with dozens more bodies, as they search the corners of a city laid waste in some places by a government bombardment that lasted for 11 days straight.

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