Gaddafi’s daughter gives birth to baby girl in Algeria

August 30th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS  

Algiers, Aug 30 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi’s daughter Aisha, who entered Algeria from Libya Monday, gave birth to a baby girl Tuesday in an Algerian town, Xinhua reported.

Aisha gave birth in Djanet town of Illizi province, a government official said.

She had arrived in Illizi Monday morning along with her mother Safiya, her two brothers and their children, the Algerian foreign ministry confirmed in a statement.

“The wife of Muammar Gaddafi, Safiya, his daughter Aisha, and sons Hannibal and Mohammed, accompanied by their children, entered Algeria at 8.45 a.m. (0745 GMT) Monday through the Algeria-Libya border,” Algeria’s official APS news agency quoted the statement as saying.

The ministry said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Libyan rebel National Transitional Council have been informed of their arrival.

Libyan rebel spokesman Mahmud Shammam said in Tripoli Tuesday the rebels have already demanded Gaddafi’s family members be extradited to face Libyan courts.

Algeria said Gaddafi’s family members have been allowed to stay in the country on humanitarian grounds.

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