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Libyan citizens stand atop a destroyed armored vehicle at Al-Katiba military base, in Benghazi, Libya, Thursday Feb. 24, 2011. In cities across the east, residents rose up and overwhelmed government buildings and army bases, joined in many cases by local army units that defected. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Photo by: Hussein Malla
Libyan citizens stand atop a destroyed armored vehicle at Al-Katiba military base, in Benghazi, Libya, Thursday Feb. 24, 2011. In cities across the east, residents rose up and overwhelmed government buildings and army bases, joined in many cases by local army units that defected. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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