Libya News: Muammar Gaddafi has been killed, an Arab television claimed minutes after the media reports of his capture, however, pro-Kadhafi television website denies ‘strongman’ killed or captured.
According to the television, Libyan former dictator Moamer Kadhafi was shot dead during a clash.
AFP adds: Earlier, a National Transitional Council (NTC) commander said that Moamer Kadhafi was captured as his hometown of Sirte was falling, adding that the ousted Libyan strongman was badly wounded.
“He has been captured. He is badly wounded, but he is still breathing,” Mohamed Leith told AFP, adding that he had seen Kadhafi himself and that he was wearing a kaki uniform and a turban.
Libyan TV channel “Libya lil Ahrar” also said that he was in custody.
In Sirte, medics said the defence minister in Kadhafi’s ousted regime, Abu Bakr Yunis, had been killed in the final battle for the strongman’s hometown.
His body was identified at the field hospital where it was brought in a pick-up truck on Thursday, Dr Abdu Rauf told AFP.