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October 22, 2011 7:00 pm
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Moammar Gaddafi Killed

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Screenshot of former Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi captured alive by revolutionary fighters before being lynched.

NPR – Dragged from hiding in a drainage pipe, a wounded Moammar Gaddafi raised his hands and begged revolutionary fighters: “Don’t kill me, my sons.” Within an hour, he was dead, but not before jubilant Libyans had vented decades of hatred by pulling the eccentric dictator’s hair and parading his bloodied body on the hood of a truck.

The death Thursday of Gaddafi, two months after he was driven from power and into hiding, decisively buries the nearly 42-year regime that had turned the oil-rich country into an international pariah and his own personal fiefdom.

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