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Libyan gunmen flash the V signs as they stand on a military truck with an anti-aircraft machine gun at Al-Katiba military base after it fell to anti-Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi protesters few days ago, in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday Feb. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Photo by: Hussein Malla
Libyan gunmen flash the V signs as they stand on a military truck with an anti-aircraft machine gun at Al-Katiba military base after it fell to anti-Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi protesters few days ago, in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday Feb. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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