Qaddafi’s Reported Death
Libyan state media outlets are reporting and confirming the death of Muammar Qaddafi, the deposed president of Libya who was forced out of power as the strength of rebel fighters grew over the year. American outlets like the New York Times and CNN have been less quick to confirm his death, as reports have stated that Qaddafi was not killed right away. Please be warned: some pictures of an injured Qaddafi included in these pieces are graphic, including one that’s leading Al Jazeera English‘s piece on the situation, which states that the National Transitional Council, the official government of the Libyan rebels, has confirmed Qaddafi’s death.
If you’e researching Libya for news pieces or current events reports, here’s what you need to know: