1. Libya

    Thousands Flock to Gaddafi’s Corpse

    TRIPOLI, LIBYA - SEPTEMBER 09: A woman holds a poster of toppled dictator Muammar Gaddafi portrayed as a dog as thousands of Libyans rally for their revolution in Green Square, now renamed Martyrs' Square, September 9, 2011 in Tripoli, Libya. Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) is trying to consolidate control across the country after toppling Gaddafi on Aug. 20, 2011, while battling to control loyalist cities of Sirte and Bani Walid. (Photo by Scott Peterson/Getty Images)

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    Four days after his death, Muammar Gaddafi has not yet been buried. In fact, his corpse is on public view in a meat locker in Misrata, and thousands of Libyans are turning out to see it. Gaddafi’s body, along with that of his son Mutassim and his military chief, has begun to decompose. "There are so many rumors in Libya that it's difficult to believe anything without verifying it," said one visitor. Meanwhile, a gruesome video surfaced of what appears to be Gaddafi’s final moments: rebel fights pummel him as he appears to beg for his life. Gaddafi died from a gunshot wound to the head, according to his autopsy report.

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