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Video: Unseen footage of brutal moment Colonel Gaddafi was captured (Graphic Photos)

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This previously unseen footage shows the moments before Colonel Gaddafi is shot dead by rebel fighters.

The bloody and shaken dictator is being paraded on the bonnet of a truck as a man stands above him holding a gun to his head.

It was shot in October 2011 by rebel fighter Ayman Almani on his mobile phone as the crowds gathered and cheered their success.

BBC reporter Gabriel Gatehouse tracked down Mr Almani who showed him this never seen before footage

It shows the dictator’s final moments more clearly than ever, he can be seen bleeding and pleading for his life.

Bloody: Gaddafi moments after his capture

“He deserved it,” says Mr Almani as he watched the clip.

“Islam teaches us not to mistreat a prisoner, not to bear a grudge.

Pleads: He begs for his life

“But the people got carried away in the stampede and no-one could stop them.”

The reporter who was in Libya when Gaddafi was overthrown recently went back to the war-torn country to track down what happened to the golden gun which became a symbol of the rebel’ victory.

Gun: The pistol is held to his head

The gun was Gaddafi’s personal handgun, believed to have been given to him by his son, and was handed round by rebel fighters.

This photo of Mohammed Elbibi was shown around the world.

Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) fighters carry a young man holding what they claim to be the gold-plated gun of ousted Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi at the site where the latter was allegedly captured in the coastal Libyan city of Sirte on October 20, 2011.
Gun: 17-year-old Mohammed Elbibi holds up the gun in 2011

Mr Elbibi was tracked down by the reporter in a piece that was shown last night onBBC2’s Newsnight .

He met with Gabriel Gatehouse who showed him the picture.

“I remember,” he smiles. “I was 17 years old.”

New footage captures dramatic moment Colonel Gaddafi was captured
Celebrations: The crowd cheers

He says he had nothing to do with the lynching of Gaddafi and simply found the gun lying on the ground.

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In the confusion, seeing him with the gun, other rebels thought he had killed Gaddafi and he became an accidental hero of the revolution.

Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) fighters hold what they claim to be the gold-plated gun of ousted Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi at the site where the latter was allegedly captured in the coastal Libyan city of Sirte on October 20, 2011.
Happy: The rebels celebrate and hold up the gun

He told the BBC he still had the gun and showed it to the reporter.

But he added that still receives death threats from Gaddafi loyalists and he wants the world to know it was not him who killed Gaddafi.

You can watch the full capture below.

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