Gadhafi reportedly captured and wounded

Reuters is reporting that former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has been captured and is wounded in both legs. “He’s captured. He’s wounded in both legs … He’s been taken away by ambulance,” Libyan National Transition Council official Abdel Majid told Reuters by telephone. According to Reuters, Libyan government fighter said Col. Gadhafi was hiding in a hole in Sirte, shouting “dont’ shoot, don’t shoot.” The NTC official also said that the head of Col. Gadhafi’s armed forces Abu Bakr Younus Jabr was also killed during the capture. CBC radio is reporting that rumours are also now beginning to circulate that Gadhafi may have perished.

Source: Reuters

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