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Perplexing Gaddafi's ‘Captured’ Son Spotted by Hotel Dario Lopez-Mills / AP Photo

Gaddafi's ‘Captured’ Son Seen at Hotel

While the National Transitional Council reported that Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam had been captured Sunday, he was spotted outside Tripoli's Rixos Hotel early Tuesday, reports CNN's Matthew Chance. The hotel is one of the last remaining holdouts for those loyal to Gaddafi. Saif was in a convoy of armored Land Cruisers and spoke to Chance briefly, even pausing for a photo. The NTC had no immediate explanation, but Saif said his family was in Tripoli and that the rebels were "lured into a trap." Earlier, Libya's ambassador to the United States reported that another of Gaddafi's sons, Mohammad, had escaped from rebel custody.

August 22, 2011 8:08 PM