Libya Asks: Who Killed Gaddafi?

    Image #: 15753928    ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF DEATH OR INJURY    Libyan people visit the body of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi (R) inside a storage freezer in Misrata October 24, 2011. Libyans filed past Muammar Gaddafi's decomposing body for a fourth day on Monday, keen to see for themselves that the fallen strongman was dead, while talks dragged on among emerging local factions over disposing of the corpse. At left is the corpse of Gaddafi's army head Abu Bakr Younis. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani (LIBYA - Tags: CONFLICT POLITICS) TEMPLATE OUT       REUTERS /THAIER AL-SUDANI /LANDOV

    Thaier Al-Sudani / Landov

    Widely circulated video footage of Muammar Gaddafi’s capture—during which he was alive—has sparked international interest in who, exactly, killed the long-time Libyan dictator and how. Libyan authorities will now launch an investigation aimed at answering these questions. The country’s current leader suggests it was Gaddafi’s supporters—not his opponents—who would have been motivated to kill him. His enemies would have preferred to see him tried and punished for his crimes, he said. No word yet on who will carry out the investigation.

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