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Gaddafi 'buried in desert grave'

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Cars believed to have taken Gaddafi's body to desert burial (BBC video)

The bodies of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, his son Mutassim and a top aide have been buried in secret in the desert, Libyan officials say.

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(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the audio to hear it.)

A National Transitional Council (NTC) official told the BBC the bodies were buried at dawn in an unknown location.

This follows days of apparent uncertainty among the new leadership about what to do with the bodies.

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Peter Bouckaert of Human Rights Watch who says Gaddafi was executed without trial.

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