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Breaking News: Gaddafi Killed in his hometown, Sirte

Listen to article can authoritatively report that Libyan strongman, Muamar Gaddafi, has been shot dead in Sirte. A senior NTC military official claim Colonel Muamar Gaddafi this afternoon died of wounds sustained in his capture near Sirte. Earlier NTC reported

Gaddafi was captured and wounded in both legs.
The NTC spokesman told Western media that Gaddafi's corpse will soon be delivered to Misrata and that leader of the opposition, Mustafa Abdel Jalil, will address the Libyan nation shortly.

Gaddafi was reportedly captured near Sirte while trying to flee in a convoy, which was attacked by NATO. The Netherlands' prime minister, however, confirmed Gaddafi's death.

A Libyan government fighter says Gaddafi was hiding in a hole in Sirte, shouting " don't shoot, don't shoot. " Another source said the head of Gaddafi's armed forces, Abu Bakr Younus Jabr, was also killed during the capture of the Libyan ex-leader.

Though White House officials say they are monitoring the reports but cannot confirm Gaddafi's status, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has said that the war in Libya is ' over. '