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Libya Captures Gadhafi's Spy Chief

On heels of capture of Saif al-Islam Gadhafi
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 20, 2011 11:05 AM CST
Libya Captures Gadhafi Intelligence Minister Abdullah al-Senoussi
FILE - In this photo released Feb. 23, 2011 by China's Xinhua News Agency, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi waits before a news conference in Tripoli, Libya, A Libyan militia commander has told reporters at a news conference Saturday Nov. 19, 2011 that Moamar Gadhafi's son Seif al-Islam has been captured in southern...   (Hamza Turkia)

(Newser) – The noose continues to tighten around Moammar Gadhafi's inner circle: The Libyan strongman's spy chief has been captured alive today in the southern part of the country, according to Libya's information minister. The capture of Abdullah al-Senoussi comes on the heels of that of Gadhafi's onetime heir apparent, Saif al-Islam Gadhafi. Both are wanted by the International Criminal Court at the Hague, notes the AP, though Libya today said that the younger Gadhafi would not be extradited. (Read more Libya stories.)

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