Confusion in Libya over fate of former Gaddafi spokesman

Dec 21 2013

File photo og Libyan government spokesman Moussa Ibrahim speaking to the media during a news conference in TripoliTRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libyan militias captured Muammar Gaddafi's chief spokesman on Saturday, the government said, but an audio clip posted on Facebook purporting to be the voice of Moussa Ibrahim denied his capture. There was no independent verification of the authenticity or timing of the Facebook post, dated October 20, a year to the day after the dictator's death. A statement from the prime minister's office said Ibrahim, who was the mouthpiece of the Gaddafi regime during last year's war, was caught in the town of Tarhouna, 70 km (40 miles) south of Tripoli. …

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