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Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is captured and beaten.

October 20, 2011: Colonel Gaddafi is killed by rebel forces after 42 years in power

The deposed Libyan leader was found hiding in a drainage pipe and killed on this day in 2011, bringing his 42-year regime to a brutal end.

 
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