Colonel Moammar Gadhafi Is Dead

Thu, October 20, 2011 9:09am EST by 3 Comments
Moammar Gadhafi Dead

The ousted leader of Libya was killed during an outbreak of fighting in Surt.

Colonel Moammar Gadhafi is dead, according to the Libyan military council.

The New York Times notes there are conflicting reports about how he died but he was killed in his hometown of Surt.

Qaddafi ruled Libya from 1969 until 2011, when his government was overthrown.