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Libya's Col Muammar Gaddafi killed in Sirte

Libya's ex-leader Col Muammar Gaddafi has been killed after an assault on his home town of Sirte, the transitional authority's acting prime minister says.

The colonel was toppled in August after 42 years in power.

The International Criminal Court had been seeking his arrest.

Caroline Hawley reports from Tripoli.

This report contains some disturbing images.

  • 20 Oct 2011
  • From the section Africa
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