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Gaddafi Burial Delayed in Libya

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Gaddafi's body (BBC video)

Colonel Gaddafi's burial has been delayed by differences among officials about what should be done with the body.

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Under Islamic tradition burial should have taken place as soon as possible. But Libya's oil minister said the remains may be kept "for a few days."

It is unclear whether the ex-leader will be buried in Sirte, where he was killed on Thursday, in Misrata where the body has been taken, or elsewhere.

Lisa Mullins talks with Reporter Marine Olivesi in Misrata.