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TIMELINE: How Moammar Gadhafi's death unfolded

Former Libyan leader dies as Sirte stronghold falls

Last Updated: October 20, 2011

Ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi died on Oct. 20 in the coastal city of Sirte, where he fled into hiding after the fall of Tripoli in August. Revolutionary fighters celebrated the news of Gadhafi's death across Libya.

The timeline below describes Gadhafi's final moments, using the best available information as details emerge. All times are local. Use the arrows to scroll right or left.



(With files from Reuters, Associated Press)

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