Transcript for ABC News Update
President Obama has formally declared an end to the US led war in Iraq any surprise last minute news conference today mr. Obama announced -- final withdrawal of all US troops by the end of. This year the coming months will be in another season of home -- Across America our servicemen and women will be reunited with their families. Today I can say that our troops in Iraq. We'll definitely. Be home for the holidays. Mr. Obama did not mention the tents and ultimately fruitless negotiations with Iraq. Over whether to keep several thousand US forces in Iraq for both training and security about 39000. US troops are currently serving in Iraq. New video -- Moammar Gadhafi is capture as NATO's top commander recommends an end to the mission in Libya. And concerns grow about the stability of the country we should warn you that many of the images you're about to see are graphic -- BC's Karen Travers reports. Here's Muammar Qaddafi in his final minute wounded in bloody patent for mercy and his life. New video emerged today that -- -- surrounded by a frenzied home crowd with a gun to his head. Obama wake -- He said repeatedly in Arabic expression changed leads to this is this -- Furious mob -- didn't back down the final -- For Gadhafi began around 8 AM on Thursday in his hometown of -- rebels attacked buildings with a former Libyan leader was believed to be hunkered down. An American drone reportedly alerted NATO and it's still unclear if they -- -- -- -- but rebels say that in the ensuing chaos they found -- hiding in his drainage pipe. Innocent and we shot -- We want him -- -- -- -- insane but the doctor was dragged off to an ambulance the fatal shot was reportedly fired by this man. Who proudly weekly docking -- got much -- One of -- sons mark -- was killed in Thursday's attack the -- of his son Saif Al Islam is still uncertain. The debt colonel Qaddafi has brought to a close. A very unfortunate chapter in -- history. A Doctor Who wrote in the ambulance with -- said He was killed by bullet wounds to the head and chest. But UN Human Rights Council is called for an investigation. Into whether He was killed from the fighting. Or executed after He was captured. Karen Travers ABC news Washington.
This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.