UN rights office urges inquiry into Gaddafi death

By REUTERS
October 21, 2011 11:25

GENEVA - The United Nations human rights office called on Friday for a full investigation into the death of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

"It is unclear how he died. There is a need for an investigation," UN human rights spokesman Rupert Colville told a news briefing in Geneva.

Referring to separate cell phone images showing a wounded Gaddafi first alive and then later dead amidst a jumble of anti-Gaddafi fighters after his capture in his hometown of Sirte on Thursday, he added: "Taken together, they were very disturbing."


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