Contradictory Reports on the Death of Muammar Gadaffi

Global Research will be updating when more information becomes available. The reports are inconclusive.

NATO Proxies Claim To Have Killed Muammar Gaddafi

Xinhua News Agency
October 20, 2011

Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi dies of wounds, NTC field commander tells Xinhua

SIRTE, Libya: Libya’s fallen leader Muammar Gaddafi died of his wounds on Thursday, a National Transitional Council (NTC) field commander told Xinhua.

The commander, Momhemed Buras Ali Al-Maknee, told Xinhua earlier a group of fighters from the western Libyan city of Misrata captured Gaddafi in Sirte, who had been severely injured.

The allegation on Gaddafi’s death has not yet been officially confirmed by the NTC.

Russian Information Agency Novosti
October 20, 2011

Muammar Gaddafi dead – reports

Deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has died of his injuries near his hometown of Sirte, the National Transitional Council said on Thursday.

The ousted [leader] was reportedly captured, wounded in both legs and taken away in an ambulance.

According to some reports, Gaddafi was also hit in his head during an NTC raid on Sirte.

Earlier reports said Gaddafi was captured and “critically injured.”

However, Al Libya, a TV channel loyal to Gaddafi, has denied the reports.

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