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Gaddafi killed: Reports and reaction

Reports and reaction from BBC News as it emerges Libya's ex-leader Col Muammar Gaddafi has been killed after an assault on his birthplace of Sirte.

Acting Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril announced the death, saying it was the moment Libya was waiting for.

Mr Jibril gave few details of how Col Gaddafi died, but video footage emerged showing him captured alive. Other images apparently showed him being dragged through the streets.

  • 20 Oct 2011
  • From the section Africa