Unconfirmed and Contradictory Report: NATO Air Strike Killed Gaddafi: NTC
NATO launches air raids in Sirte on Thursday: spokesman
BRUSSELS: NATO aircraft struck two military vehicles on Thursday as they fled Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte, a NATO spokesman said.
“At approximately 0830 local time (GMT0630) today, NATO aircraft struck two pro-Qadhafi forces military vehicles which were part of a larger group maneuvering in the vicinity of Sirte,” said Colonel Roland Lavoie, spokesman for NATO’s Libyan mission.
The spokesman didn’t say whether Gaddafi was in the convoy or not.
A commander of the Libya NTC (National Transitional Council) said Gaddafi has been killed when an air strike hit a convoy trying to flee Sirte.
However, NATO didn’t confirm the media report that Gaddafi was captured or killed.
A NATO official told Xinhua that it is up to the NTC to confirm the alleged capture of Gaddafi, not the military alliance.
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