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Has Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam been arrested?

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Has Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam been arrested?

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Captured or still on the run?

The question remains with conflicting reports about the fate of Muammar Gaddafi’s most high-profile son, Saif al-Islam.

Some sources say he has been arrested in the coastal city of Zlitan, around 300 kilometres west of Sirte, after suffering serious injuries in a bombing raid.

Others suggest he escaped the clan’s final showdown and is heading across the Sahara for Niger, which has given refuge to another son and other senior aides.

Saif al-Islam, once considered a possible heir-apparent to his father, is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.