Colonel Muammar Gaddafi - My Fake Diary

Thursday, 30 August 2012

I was in bed, away from the fighting during Libya's 1969 revolution, said former Libyan Prime Minister Abdel Salam Jalloud in a Tuesday interview that revealed a number of unknown details on how the late leader swept to power.

"Colonel Qaddafi was in his bed, away from the areas of conflict,t when the 1969 revolution took place," Jalloud told Al Arabiya's Political Memory program.

Jalloud explained that on the eve of the coup that would allow him to hold the country for over four decades, until a civil war deposed him last year, Qaddafi pretended to be plotting with other officers. But, the Colonel in fact went home and slept, Jalloud said.


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