Muammar Gaddafi has been killed in fighting in Sirte, according Libya's National Transitional Council. Anti-government fighters had been closing in on Gaddafi's final stronghold in Sirte, and reportedly attacked a convoy carrying the former leader today, capturing him. Gaddafi was apparently alive at the time, but died soon afterward. The uprising that began in February and built to an armed revolution has now claimed control of the country, the death of Gaddafi, and the capture of one of his sons today. 

Collected here are images from Sirte over the past ten days, and of the events surrounding the death of Gaddafi

A tattered banner depicting Muammar Gaddafi hangs from a building during a street battle in the center of the city on October 12, 2011 in Sirte, Libya, eight days before the reports of the death of the former leader. National Transitional Council (NTC) fighters say this is the final assault on Muammar Gaddafi's home town as they captured the main hospital, university and the Ouagadougou Conference Center.
National Transitional Council (NTC) fighters take part in a street battle in the center of the city on October 14, 2011 in Sirte, Libya.
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