Gaddafi family tried to escape to Mexico: official

File picture dated February 7, 2005 shows Saadi gaddafi, during a press conference in Sydney where he was leading the Libyan national football team on a two-match visit to Australia.

Mexican officials said Wednesday they foiled a plan in September to smuggle one of Muammar Gaddafi's sons and other family members of the former Libyan leader into the country.

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