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A Libyan popular defence committee, holds his AK-47 as he flashes V sign in front an anti-aircraft missile at an abandoned Libyan military base near Tobruk, Libya, on Wednesday, Feb.23, 2011.  Heavy gunfire broke out in Tripoli as forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi tightened their grip on the Libyan capital while anti-government protesters claimed control of many cities elsewhere and top government officials and diplomats turn against the longtime leader. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Photo by: Hussein Malla
A Libyan popular defence committee, holds his AK-47 as he flashes V sign in front an anti-aircraft missile at an abandoned Libyan military base near Tobruk, Libya, on Wednesday, Feb.23, 2011. Heavy gunfire broke out in Tripoli as forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi tightened their grip on the Libyan capital while anti-government protesters claimed control of many cities elsewhere and top government officials and diplomats turn against the longtime leader. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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