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News Libyan forces have captured Muammar Gaddafi

  1. Oct 20, 2011 #1

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  3. Oct 20, 2011 #2

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    A representative of the NTC is just giving an announcement on Libyan state TV announcing that Gaddafi was wounded and captured whilst trying to flee from rebels.
     
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    Great news if confirmed. It'll be nice to see that war criminal brought to justice.

    Think the NTC will keep him, or send him to The Hague?
     
  5. Oct 20, 2011 #4

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    Looks like some serious fighting in Sirte:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpZl6pLcSoQ

    Several (local) sources say Gaddafi is dead...
     
  7. Oct 20, 2011 #6

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    He who lives by the sword...
    Good riddance to him, the world has become an infinitely better place now.
     
  8. Oct 20, 2011 #7

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    CNN just showed a picture that they claimed was the apparently dead body of Gadaffi. However you can't really tell if he's dead or just really bloody and wounded.
     
  9. Oct 20, 2011 #8

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    Can’t confirm this, but CNN is showing a (different) photograph of Gaddafi dead:

    Gaddafi Dead footage of him dying Very grapic Unseen
     
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  10. Oct 20, 2011 #9

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    Ugly in life, uglier in death.
     
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  11. Oct 20, 2011 #10

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    Yup, and here comes more (looks like the real thing to me):

    GADDAFI DEAD BODY - WARNING GENUINE & GRAPHIC
     
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  12. Oct 20, 2011 #11

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    He did have a single redeeming quality (uhm, not actually redeeming, but..).
    Rather good looks, that faded as he let himself corrupt by power:
    [PLAIN]http://www.newsabridged.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/gaddafi_69_putsch_d_326961g.jpeg [Broken]

    Quite the Dorian Grey..
     
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    Very true:

    500px-Muammar_al-Gaddafi_at_the_AU_summit.jpg
     
  15. Oct 20, 2011 #14

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    This is good news that, like arildno said, he lived through violence and now his ending has been violent. I'm glad he didn't escape. This sends a powerful message to the rest of the middle east (or well, is yet ANOTHER powerful message).

    The day he claimed that the streets will run with the blood of every single person fighting him was the day I knew he didn't deserve to be brought up to a court.
     
  16. Oct 20, 2011 #15

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    Agree 100% Pengwuino.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyQUp05wFHs
     
  17. Oct 20, 2011 #16

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    Sky News is showing 'live' pictures of Muammar Gaddafi lying dead on the ground, and now also on CNN.

    It looks like a definite confirmation.
     
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  19. Oct 20, 2011 #18

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    http://www.collegehumor.com/video/3368610/hes-dead-jim [Broken]
     
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    Evo

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    I just saw a video of ghaddafi, badly wounded, but still alive. It's on the Guardian's website, I won't link to it..
     
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