"How is this act of terrorism protecting civilians in Libya?" he said to visiting journalists at the compound, where books spilled from an office into twisted metal and crumbled concrete. "This is a cowardly attempt to pursue one person."
He said Gaddafi was not in hiding, but was in a safe place.
"He is well, he is healthy, he is in high spirits," Ibrahim said.
Libyan state television showed pictures of Gaddafi meeting people in a tent. It said the pictures had been taken on Monday.
(Reporting by Lin Noueihed; Editing by Matthew Tostevin)