Skip to comments.BREAKING NEWS: Gaddafi 'captured' as rebel forces take control of Sirte
Posted on 10/20/2011 4:39:01 AM PDT by InvisibleChurch
BREAKING NEWS: Gaddafi 'captured' as rebel forces take control of Sirte Leader wounded in both legs prior to capture By DAILY MAIL REPORTER Last updated at 12:27 PM on 20th October 2011 Comments (0) Add to My Stories Share Muammar Gaddafi has been captured by revolutionary forces in Libya, it has been reported today. Gaddafi and his family have been on the run since Nato and rebel forces started closing the net on Tripoli in mid-August. The reports of Gaddafi's capture came on the same day that revolutionary forces said that they had taken control of Sirte - the leader's home town. Initial reports from CNN and the revolutionary council said Gaddafi was in custody, while Al Jazeera reported that a big fish had been caught but did not provide a name. Sky News reported that Gaddafi had been wounded in both legs prior to his capture. A military official told Reuters via telephone: 'He's captured. He's wounded in both legs ... He's been taken away by ambulance.
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This ought to be interesting.
Another dictator down.
When will Obama take credit?
Can we hope that “O” will not embarrass us by taking credit for this?
When will Obama take credit?
In 3, 2, 1...
Another notch in his re-election belt.
“I personally ordered the rebels to capture Khaddafi, and directed the entire operation from my Blackberry.”
Head of Gadaffie’s armed forces Abu Bakr Yonus Jabr killed.
Head of Gadaffi’s armed forces Abu Bakr Yonus Jabr killed.
When will Obama take credit?
OTUS ... Occupier of the United States ... will certainly give a shout out to the extreme muslim movement for this.
I personally ordered the rebels to capture Khaddafi, and directed the entire operation from my Blackberry.
LOL! thanks for the chuckle. sometimes you just have to laugh to stay sane while the world goes to hell in the proverbial hand basket
They better kill him quick before he starts talking about what he knows.
“Can we hope that O will not embarrass us by taking credit for this?”
Surely you must be kidding. The world is now a safer place. Birds can sing in major, not minor keys. Lots of old pianos will spontaneously tune themselves. Droughts, volcanoes, and sinkholes will reverse themselves. And above all, mankind’s collision course with the global warming of his own making will diminish, although there is still much work to do and in case you’re wondering, no, he will not rest until his laser-like focus brings these problems to their rightful and just conclusions.
It has just been reported that Gaddaffi has been killed.
They killed one of the Yonus brothers?!
Heard this before...
Unlike on other occasions when Obama keeps everybody cooling their heels, Obama will will be early to receive his due praise.
Gaddafi will be sent to Scotland, and then freed.
Wouldn’t be surprised if he came off with a Bushism, “We got him”.
Reuters) - Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi died of wounds suffered in his capture near his hometown of Sirte on Thursday, a senior NTC military official said.
National Transitional Council official Abdel Majid Mlegta told Reuters earlier that Gaddafi was captured and wounded in both legs at dawn on Thursday as he tried to flee in a convoy which NATO warplanes attacked.
“He was also hit in his head,” the official said. “There was a lot of firing against his group and he died.”
There was no independent confirmation of his remarks.
He was also hit in his head, the official said.
I wonder if this was at point blank range?
“O” never made vigorous enough statements AGAINST either al Qiada or Osama (NOT for my money)... yet when our military took him out, “O” shamelessly stepped up to the plate and basked in the glow of having caught public enemy #1!!!! Our President is a punk
I’m sure he just accidentally ‘jumped’ in front of the bullet.
I have just seen a video of Gaddafi laying in the street in home town of Sirte.
Well that depends, has he gotten his teleprompter back?
Otherwise it may be more like this, “Well uh look I did it. Uh look whatever uh uh it is”
GW Bush had the troops hand over Saddam for trial by his own people. Obama assasinates and has a body dump. Something smells.
Obama to Press: “Well...it seems we’ve made a mistake. I apologize to all the kids out there, but it seems that we took out Daffy Duck. But if you look at it this way, Mr. Duck was just a part of that capitalist system which we hate. We weren’t kidding when we backed OWS. We will continue to go after Quadaffi. Thank You.
More like: “Leading from behind really works!”
I think that’s a Barney Frankism.
Other reports say that Gadaffi was murdered.Now they are realizing what the Bedou will do, they are backing off the truth?
Gadaffi is dead according to the Daily Mail, and the traditional capture / ransom scenario has not been followed, so the whole Bedou tribe is about to rise in a war which will last for generations.
Its a very bad scene. And this article appeares to be spin.
Well, it looks as if the end that some of have been following fairly closely has finally come.
Now that he is gone as appears likely the rush will intensify to find the missing $billions. A few weeks ago there were reports he had asked banks in England and NY to transfer his funds/gold to Venezuela. Anyone know if this happened?
Here is a rather detailed account of the end, with several videos, including the Al Jazeera cell phone feeds.
Here is the official Libyan statement about his death, with interesting details about his life and psyche.
Finally, a summary story on his life and bad influence in world affairs.
I wonder if Katie Couric will cry?
Thanks for the heads up. Unfortunately, at that hour of the morning I am comatose. Strictly a night person. Hope you enjoy the multiple links at Comment 40.
You are welcome ... and LOL at the comatose comment. There are reports of quddafi's tribe being, should one say, a little more than upset. Wonder where all those missing weapons went and wonder if both sides shared in the missing weapons? (imho) things could get worse before they become better. Praying it will not happen yet there goes another unknown on that huge pile of unknowns.
On another note ... Have you viewed any of the links regarding our troops massing on Pakistan border and Pakistan massing their troops on their border? Dang, this fall or winter could turn nuclear? Prayers for it not to happen (a nuclear fall or winter).
From another piece, "Gaddafi" tried to surrender according to a named witness and was murdered.
They captured him with a hail of hot lead, from the sound of it.
That's only when a Republican is in the White House....she's likely to come out with her Pom Poms for this one.
Once again, the power of the eleventh universal commandment is on display. Thou shall not slaughter your own people or you will be found cornered like a small animal in a hole. Thank you France.