Gadhafi burial

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Gadhafi Buried at Secret Desert Site

Libyan dictator is buried at dawn with son Mutassim

(Newser) - Moammar Gadhafi's final journey was from a meat locker in Misrata to a grave in a secret desert location. A National Transitional Council spokesman says the bodies of the dictator, his son Mutassim, and his former defense minister "were buried at dawn in a secret place with proper... More »

After 42 Years, Libya Declares Itself Liberated

Jubilant event celebrates end of Gadhafi regime

(Newser) - The rebels have become rulers, as Libya today declared itself free after 42 years under the iron grip of Moammar Gadhafi. "We declare to the whole world that we have liberated our beloved country, with its cities, villages, hill-tops, mountains, deserts, and skies," said an official at the... More »

Gadhafi Died of Shot to Head: Autopsy

Pathologist will release full report to attorney general

(Newser) - Little surprise here, but an autopsy has concluded that Moammar Gadhafi died of a gunshot to the head. The report was conducted today by Libya's chief pathologist amid international concern over the circumstances of the strongman's death, in light of widespread images of a bloodied but alive Gadhafi... More »

Gadhafi Burial Delayed

UN to probe death; ICC wants his DNA

(Newser) - Libya's transitional leadership has abandoned plans to follow Islamic tradition and bury Moammar Gadhafi today. Officials say they are going to delay the dictator's burial until they can investigate the circumstances of his death and decide on where to inter his body, the AP reports. For now, the... More »

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