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Friday, May 29, 2015

Accounts emerge of Gaddafi’s final moments

Witness accounts and grainy footage offer partial glimpses into the former Libyan leader’s last stand.

While reports surrounding the circumstances of Muammar Gaddafi’s death remain murky, amateur footage combined with eyewitness accounts tell a dramatic story of the toppled leader’s last stand. 

Shortly before dawn prayers on Thursday, Gaddafi surrounded by a few dozen loyal bodyguards and accompanied by Abu Bakr Younis Jabr, the head of his now defeated army, broke out of Sirte where his loyalists had been embroiled in fierce gun battles with NTC fighters for two months. Read More