Gaddafi's son captured

Despite it being almost two months since President Obama's "Mission accomplished" speech on Libya, there are still a couple of big battles being fought against Gaddafi loyalsits. One of those battles in Sirte, the dictator's hometown, has resulted in the capture of Gaddafi's son. Reuters: Libyan government fighters have captured Muammar Gaddafi's son Mo'tassim as he tried to escape the battle-torn city of Sirte, National Transitional Council (NTC) officials said. The capture of the deposed leader's national security adviser, and the first member of the Gaddafi family, is a boost to Libya's new rulers, whose forces are still battling pro-Gaddafi fighters in his home town of Sirte. "He was arrested today in Sirte," Colonel Abdullah Naker told Reuters on Wednesday. Other NTC sources said Mo'tassim was taken to Benghazi where he was questioned at the Boatneh military camp where he is being held. He was uninjured but exhausted, the officials said. Hundreds of NTC fighters took to the...(Read Full Post)

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