Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was reported to be buried on early Tuesday morning at a secretly deep location in the desert that was home to his Bedouin tribal ancestors. Gaddafi, 69, was buried with his son Muatassim and former Defence Minister Abu Bakr Younis. Earlier, hundreds of people from the young to old waited in line in order to see the dead body of Muammar Gaddafi despite the hot weather. Gaddafi’s corpse had been placed in a cold storage in Misrata city, Libya for public display. Libyan people considered Gaddafi’s death as a victory after his 42 years of power. Therefore, a trend of killing rose up in Libya and a deep investigation into Gaddafi’s death will be definitely taken following the international human rights for people who were killed by public.
Body of Muammar Gaddafi was put on display on a mattress a commercial freezer at a shopping center in Misrata morgue, Oct. 21, 2011
After Gaddafi’s capture on Thursday, NTC forces had put his body in a cold store container for public display while discussed about what to do with it. They finally shut the doors on Monday as the body was decayed.
Libyan peoples took pictures of the dead body of the former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi
A National Transitional Council (NTC) official said that Gaddafi's family wanted the bodies of him and his son to be buried outside the hometown of Sirte. He also confirmed these bodies were buried at dawn in a secret location in order to prevent it from becoming a pilgrimage site for the old regime's loyalists. Earlier, another NTC official had told that Col Gaddafi would be buried in a "simple" ceremony with "sheikhs attending" on Tuesday.
Libyan peoples visit the body of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his son Mutassim
The burial finally ended four days of the terrible spectacle of Gaddafi's decaying corpse on public display at a Misrata warehouse. Libya's new leaders hope that Muammar Gaddafi’s funeral will end the four-decade Gaddafi era and eight months of war.
Hundreds of ordinary Libyans, including women and children, wait patiently to see Gaddafi's body before his burial.
The investigation into the circumstances surrounding Muammar Gaddafi's death is being deployed. However, he has been killed tragically in his hometown, Sirte. After being bombed by the Nato airstrikes, Gaddafi's was captured in a concrete tunnel in the town. The 69-year-old Libyan dictator was also alive as he was captured, but in a shocking video footage, he was shot moments after he pleaded "Don't shoot, don't shoot!" to the group of rebel fighters.
Libyans celebrate the death of the Muammar Qaddafi in Tripoli, Libya
An examination on Muammar Gaddafi’s body on Sunday showed that there is a bullet inside the head of the 69-year-old tyrant. Meanwhile, Saif al-Islam, another son of Muammar Gaddafi, and ethnic Tuaregs - Gaddafi's supporters, are believed to have traveled towards the desert border with Niger.