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Libyan rebel chief: Third Gadhafi son captured

 


BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's opposition leader says rebels captured another of Moammar Gadhafi's sons — raising to three the number of the Libyan leader's children in custody.

AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev

Libyan rebel fighters gesture at the former female military base in Tripoli, LIbya, Monday.

Mustafa Abdel-Jalil, head of the National Transitional Council, told the Associated Press on Monday that rebels detained al-Saadi Gadhafi on Sunday night along with his brother Seif al-Islam.

Gadhafi's sons and a daughter have all played roles in their father's regime, some in diplomatic or business roles. Al-Saadi and his brothers Mutassim and Khamis all headed military brigades.

The International Criminal Court has confirmed the capture of Seif al-Islam, who along with his father faces charges of crimes against humanity. Another son, Mohammed, was under house arrest.

 

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