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Photos: Libyans celebrate capture of Gadhafi's son

Moammar Gadhafi's son Seif al-Islam - the only wanted member of the ousted ruling family to remain at large - was captured as he travelled with aides in a convoy in Libya's southern desert, Libyan officials said Saturday. Thunderous celebratory gunfire shook the Libyan capital as the news spread.

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Libyans celebrate the capture of Seif al-Islam, fugitive son and one-time heir apparent of murdered leader Moamer Kadhafi, in the capital Tripoli on November 19, 2011. Seif al-Islam, 39, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), was "arrested in southern Libya" by former rebel forces, National Transitional Council (NTC) justice minister Mohammed al-Allagui told AFP, declining to give any details.

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Libyans celebrate the capture of Saif al-Islam, fugitive son and one-time heir apparent of murdered leader Moamer Kadhafi, in the capital Tripoli on November 19, 2011. Seif al-Islam, 39, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), was "arrested in southern Libya" by former rebel forces, National Transitional Council (NTC) justice minister Mohammed al-Allagui told AFP, declining to give any details.

MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images/MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images

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Children celebrate after hearing news of the arrest of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, in Benghazi November 19, 2011. A spokesman for Libya's outgoing interim government said on Saturday that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi would be tried in the country rather than being sent to The Hague.

ESAM OMRAN AL-FETORI/REUTERS/ESAM OMRAN AL-FETORI/REUTERS

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Children celebrate after hearing news of the arrest of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, in Benghazi November 19, 2011. A spokesman for Libya's outgoing interim government said on Saturday that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi would be tried in the country rather than being sent to The Hague.

ESAM OMRAN AL-FETORI/REUTERS/ESAM OMRAN AL-FETORI/REUTERS

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Children celebrate after hearing news of the arrest of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, in Benghazi November 19, 2011. A spokesman for Libya's outgoing interim government said on Saturday that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi would be tried in the country rather than being sent to The Hague.

ESAM OMRAN AL-FETORI/REUTERS/ESAM OMRAN AL-FETORI/REUTERS

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A man celebrates after hearing news of the arrest of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, in Benghazi November 19, 2011. A spokesman for Libya's outgoing interim government said on Saturday that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi would be tried in the country rather than being sent to The Hague.

ESAM OMRAN AL-FETORI/REUTERS/ESAM OMRAN AL-FETORI/REUTERS

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A Libyan celebrates the capture of Saif al-Islam, fugitive son and one-time heir apparent of murdered leader Moammar Gadhafi, in the eastern city of Benghazi on November 19, 2011. Seif al-Islam, 39, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), was "arrested in southern Libya" by former rebel forces, National Transitional Council (NTC) justice minister Mohammed al-Allagui told AFP, declining to give any details.

ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images/ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images

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A Libyan celebrates with his child the capture of Saif al-Islam, fugitive son and one-time heir apparent of murdered leader Moammar Gadhafi, in the eastern city of Benghazi on November 19, 2011. Seif al-Islam, 39, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), was "arrested in southern Libya" by former rebel forces, National Transitional Council (NTC) justice minister Mohammed al-Allagui told AFP, declining to give any details.

ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images/ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images

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Libyan men reflected in a puddle show the V-sign for victory as they celebrate the capture of Seif al-Islam, fugitive son and one-time heir apparent of murdered leader Moamer Kadhafi, in the eastern city of Benghazi on November 19, 2011. Seif al-Islam, 39, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), was "arrested in southern Libya" by former rebel forces, National Transitional Council (NTC) justice minister Mohammed al-Allagui told AFP, declining to give any details.

ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images/ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images

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Libyans celebrate after news of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi's arrest, near the courthouse in Benghazi November 19, 2011.

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