Gaddafi’s sons arrested - report

Cairo - Libyan rebels said on Sunday night that two sons of embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi had been arrested, the broadcaster Al Jazeera reported.

Seif al-Islam and Al-Saadi were arrested in a tourist village in western Tripoli, Abu Bakr al-Tarbulsi, a rebel spokesperson told Al Jazeera from the Libyan capital.

Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Credit: Reuters

There was no word on the whereabouts of Gaddafi.

Meanwhile, rebels said they had entered the Green Square near Gaddafi’s compound.

They said pro-Gaddafi forces retreated, and many of them were captured.

Al Jazeera showed footage of people in Tripoli welcoming the rebels. - Sapa-dpa