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Gaddafi’s sons arrested - report

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

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

Published Aug 21, 2011

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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.

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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.

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

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