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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Libya: Gaddafi Dead

By Susan Duclos

(Video via Towerload)

Initial reports headlines with Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi (Qaddafi, Qadhafi- spelling dependent on what news outlet is reporting) being captured and wounded and more recent reports say he is dead.


TRIPOLI, Libya — Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, the former Libyan strongman who fled into hiding after rebels toppled his regime two months ago, was killed Thursday as fighters battling the vestiges of his loyalist forces wrested control of his hometown of Surt, the interim government announced.

Other media outlets reporting include but are not limited to (via Memeorandum);

Reuters, Aljazeera, Guardian, Telegraph, and Fox News.

Photos and video footage reported to be a dead Gaddafi found here.