October 20th, 2012
12:44 PM ET

Gadhafi spokesman nabbed outside Tripoli

Libyan special forces outside Tripoli have captured the former spokesman for the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

Moussa Ibrahim, who spoke on behalf of the government in last year's war that resulted in the ouster of Gadhafi and his government, was take captive by forces in Tarhouna, a town about40 miles south of Tripoli, said Mohammed al-Sabbee, the spokesman for Libya's prime minister.

Ibrahim is being taken to Tripoli, al-Sabbee says.

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