Unconfirmed: Tweets Say Gaddafi Has Left Libya [BREAKING]

Charlie White

As rebels surround Libya's capital city of Tripoli, widespread tweets are claiming Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Al-Gaddafi has left the country.

So far, NBC correspondent Richard Engel reports via Twitter that "people are celebrating … still lots of gunfire … but reports from here in Libya still unconfirmed."

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Follow the tweets at #Libya -- here's a sampling:

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