(Arabic: خميس القذافي
; born 27 May 1983), the seventh and youngest son of Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi, is a military commander, who is in charge of the Khamis Brigade of the Libyan army. It has been reported that he has died of injuries sustained in a suicide attack during the 2011 Libyan uprising, though the Libyan government has denied this and it has not been independently confirmed.Education and career
At the age of three, Khamis was injured in the 15 April 1986 United States bombing of Libya, suffering head injuries when the Bab al-Azizia military compound was attacked in retaliation for the 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing. He graduated from the military academy in Tripoli, receiving a bachelor’s degree in military arts and science, further graduating from the Frunze Military Academy in Moscow and the Academy of the General Staff Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. From April 2010 he studied for a masters degree at the IE Business School (formerly known as Instituto de Empresa), in Madrid. However, he was expelled by the institution in March 2011 for "his links to the attacks against the Libyan population".
In 2008 Khamis visited Algeria, where he was received by president Abdelaziz Bouteflika. He is the commander of the Khamis Brigade, a special forces brigade of the Libyan military, loyal to Muammar Gaddafi.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khamis_al-Gaddafi