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Symbolic day for Lybian expatriates in Kelowna

It's a historic day.
Ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was killed Thursday as his hometown of Sirte fell to revolutionary fighters. "We have been waiting for this moment for a long time," said Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril of the transitional government.

It's joyous news for Seraj El-Majdoub.

The 20-year-old International Relations student is from the Libyan capital of Tripoli, but he's currently living in Kelowna, and spoke with Daybreak guest host Valerie McTavish.

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