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The death of Gaddafi

<p>Men take pictures of Muammar Gaddafi's corpse displayed at a house in Misrata, October 20, 2011.   REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani</p>

Men take pictures of Muammar Gaddafi's corpse displayed at a house in Misrata, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

Men take pictures of Muammar Gaddafi's corpse displayed at a house in Misrata, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

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<p>A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. 


REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV</p>

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

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<p>A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. 



REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV</p>

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

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<p>A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. 


REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV</p>

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

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<p>A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. 


REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV</p>

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

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<p>A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. 


REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV </p>

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

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<p>A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. 

REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV </p>

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

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<p>A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. 


REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV </p>

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

A still image taken from amateur video posted on a social media website shows former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood and held by NTC fighters in Sirte. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

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<p>Fighters with Libya's interim government celebrate at Martyrs' Square in Tripoli, October 20, 2011.


 REUTERS/Suhaib Salem</p>

Fighters with Libya's interim government celebrate at Martyrs' Square in Tripoli, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Fighters with Libya's interim government celebrate at Martyrs' Square in Tripoli, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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<p>A woman prays as others celebrate the passing of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after Friday prayers at Martyrs' Square in Tripoli, October 21, 2011. 

REUTERS/Suhaib Salem</p>

A woman prays as others celebrate the passing of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after Friday prayers at Martyrs' Square in Tripoli, October 21, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A woman prays as others celebrate the passing of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi after Friday prayers at Martyrs' Square in Tripoli, October 21, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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<p>An anti-Gaddafi fighter shows the media what they say was the golden pistol of Muammar Gaddafi, near Sirte, October 20, 2011. 

 REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani </p>

An anti-Gaddafi fighter shows the media what they say was the golden pistol of Muammar Gaddafi, near Sirte, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

An anti-Gaddafi fighter shows the media what they say was the golden pistol of Muammar Gaddafi, near Sirte, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

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<p>A woman celebrates at Martyrs square in Tripoli, October 20, 2011. 


 REUTERS/Suhaib Salem</p>

A woman celebrates at Martyrs square in Tripoli, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A woman celebrates at Martyrs square in Tripoli, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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<p>Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood, is pulled from a truck by NTC fighters in Sirte in this still image taken from video footage on October 20, 2011. 

 REUTERS/Libyan TV via Reuters TV </p>

Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood, is pulled from a truck by NTC fighters in Sirte in this still image taken from video footage on October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Libyan TV via Reuters TV

Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood, is pulled from a truck by NTC fighters in Sirte in this still image taken from video footage on October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Libyan TV via Reuters TV

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<p>Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood, is pulled from a truck by NTC fighters in Sirte in this still image taken from video footage. 


REUTERS/Libyan TV via Reuters TV </p>

Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood, is pulled from a truck by NTC fighters in Sirte in this still image taken from video footage. REUTERS/Libyan TV via Reuters TV

Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood, is pulled from a truck by NTC fighters in Sirte in this still image taken from video footage. REUTERS/Libyan TV via Reuters TV

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<p>A man purported to be former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is seen in this still image taken from video footage.

 REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori </p>

A man purported to be former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is seen in this still image taken from video footage. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori

A man purported to be former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is seen in this still image taken from video footage. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori

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<p>Anti-Gaddafi fighters gather near the drain where Muammar Gaddafi was hiding before he was captured in Sirte, October 20, 2011.  REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani </p>

Anti-Gaddafi fighters gather near the drain where Muammar Gaddafi was hiding before he was captured in Sirte, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

Anti-Gaddafi fighters gather near the drain where Muammar Gaddafi was hiding before he was captured in Sirte, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

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<p>Libyans celebrate at Martyrs square in Tripoli, October 20, 2011 after hearing the news that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed in Sirte. 

REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny </p>

Libyans celebrate at Martyrs square in Tripoli, October 20, 2011 after hearing the news that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed in Sirte. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Libyans celebrate at Martyrs square in Tripoli, October 20, 2011 after hearing the news that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed in Sirte. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

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<p>An anti-Gaddafi fighter points at the drain where Muammar Gaddafi was hiding before he was captured in Sirte, October 20, 2011. 

 REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani </p>

An anti-Gaddafi fighter points at the drain where Muammar Gaddafi was hiding before he was captured in Sirte, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

An anti-Gaddafi fighter points at the drain where Muammar Gaddafi was hiding before he was captured in Sirte, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

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<p>A convoy of Gaddafi loyalists' vehicles is pictured destroyed and littered with bodies near Sirte October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani </p>

A convoy of Gaddafi loyalists' vehicles is pictured destroyed and littered with bodies near Sirte October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

A convoy of Gaddafi loyalists' vehicles is pictured destroyed and littered with bodies near Sirte October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

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<p>Libyan refugees in Tunisia celebrate after hearing news that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed in Sirte, outside their embassy in Tunis, October 20, 2011. 

REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra </p>

Libyan refugees in Tunisia celebrate after hearing news that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed in Sirte, outside their embassy in Tunis, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Libyan refugees in Tunisia celebrate after hearing news that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed in Sirte, outside their embassy in Tunis, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>Anti-Gaddafi fighters celebrate the fall of Sirte, October 20, 2011. 

REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori </p>

Anti-Gaddafi fighters celebrate the fall of Sirte, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori

Anti-Gaddafi fighters celebrate the fall of Sirte, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori

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<p>A convoy of Gaddafi loyalists' vehicles is pictured destroyed and littered with bodies near Sirte, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani </p>

A convoy of Gaddafi loyalists' vehicles is pictured destroyed and littered with bodies near Sirte, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

A convoy of Gaddafi loyalists' vehicles is pictured destroyed and littered with bodies near Sirte, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

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<p>Libyans celebrate at Martyrs square in Tripoli October 20, 2011 after hearing the news that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed in Sirte. 

REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny </p>

Libyans celebrate at Martyrs square in Tripoli October 20, 2011 after hearing the news that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed in Sirte. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Libyans celebrate at Martyrs square in Tripoli October 20, 2011 after hearing the news that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed in Sirte. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

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<p>Anti-Gaddafi fighters gesture as they ride in a vehicle, trailed by an image of Muammar Gaddafi, after the fall of Sirte in the town, October 20, 2011. 

REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori </p>

Anti-Gaddafi fighters gesture as they ride in a vehicle, trailed by an image of Muammar Gaddafi, after the fall of Sirte in the town, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori

Anti-Gaddafi fighters gesture as they ride in a vehicle, trailed by an image of Muammar Gaddafi, after the fall of Sirte in the town, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori

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<p>The body of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is displayed at a house in Misrata, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani </p>

The body of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is displayed at a house in Misrata, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

The body of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is displayed at a house in Misrata, October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

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