Deposed Lybian Despot, Moammar Kadafi Reported Killed

REPORTING FROM BEIRUT — Libya’s provisional prime minister, Mahmoud Jibril, said Thursday that ousted leader Moammar Kadafi has been killed.

“We have been waiting for this moment for a long time,” Jibril told a news conference in the capital, Tripoli, according to the Associated Press. “Moammar Kadafi has been killed.”…

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2 comments on “Deposed Lybian Despot, Moammar Kadafi Reported Killed

  1. The Libyans have paid a heavy price to bring about this day of celebration for Gaddafi’s death since their uprising began in mid-February. Tens of thousands of Libyans are dead and wounded, or homeless. Most of Libya’s cities abutting the Mediterranean between Tripoli and Benghazi have been destroyed. The country is awash in militias, self-anointed revolutionaries, and a population thirsting for freedom and a better life in a free society. All tall orders for Libya’s triumphant governing Transitional National Council (TNC). Libya’s celebration will be fleeting unless the TNC can transform this popular anti-Gaddafi force into a “pro-Libya” force which marshals the goodwill of all Libyans, for all Libyans.

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