Muammar Gaddafi, former Libyan leader died of wounds suffered in his capture on Thursday near his hometown of Sirte according to a senior NTC military official.

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.”

Muammar Gaddafi death occurred after an eight-month-old uprising against his rule.
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