Tripoli, Oct 20: Adel Samir, an NTC soldier from the Qabra Brigade, who claims to have been witness to former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's capture described how he was killed.
(Arabic with NTC fighter translating into English):
(Question: "Tell me the story, this morning the convoy comes, what happens?")
"We get it in leader's places (unintelligible) we catch him there and we shot him, somebody shot him by gun, 9mm."
(Question: Which Gadhafi? Moammar?)
"Yeah Moammar Gadhafi."
(Question: Where was he shot?"
"Here, here, shot here in here body (points to stomach) like this, yeah
(Question: At what time did this happen?")
"Twelve and a half"
"No mid morning, midday from maybe. What time? Twelve and a half this morning."
(Question: After midnight, 30 minutes after midnight?)
"Yeah and this morning we are catched."
(Question: So he was there? Describe what happened. He was there tell me what he saw."
"This one watched how catched Mr. Gadhafi."
(Question: What kind of car was he driving?)
"Not car because he was sleeping here and make some bodyguards around the place. We make by strong body a little displace and catch it and somebody shot him by gun 9 mm."
(Question: Who else was here? Mutassim? Moussa Ibrahim?)
"No, just Bakar Younis Jaber (former Minister of Defence) and Mr. Gadhafi and he say General Bakar Younis Jaber, this man see it."
(Question: Mutassim, he's dead?)
"Yeah, not Moussa Ibrahim we can't find, just find Moammar Gadhafi and Bakar Younis Jaber."
(Question: And this is definite? He saw Moammar Gadhafi?)
"Yes, (Samir makes gesture with shoe)"
(Question: You hit Moammar Gadhafi with your shoe?)
"Yeah, this man hit Moammar Gadhafi by his shoes."