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In pictures: Military action against Libya

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Camels walk pass an area bombed by coalition air strikes last night according to the Libyan government, in Tripoli on June 8, 2011.


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View of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's residence that was bombed by U.S. aircrafts in 1986, on the grounds of Tripoli's Bab Thursday with Italian Premier Massimo D'Alema during his two-day official visit to Libya.


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Smoke billows from the site of an explosion across an area in which strongman Moammar Gadhafi has his residence, in Tripoli on June 7, 2011. The complex that includes his residence has been consistently targeted by a NATO air campaign in Libya.

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In this image from television broadcast by Libyan television on Tuesday June 7, 2011, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi greets unidentified people at an unknown location.


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A Libyan soldier stand on top of a destroyed building at the Bab Al-Aziziya district where veteran leader Moammar Gadhafi has his base, in Tripoli on June 7, 2011.


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Rebel fighters fire rockets from the frontline, outside the Bir Ayyad gate near the city of Zintan in the Western Mountains, some 120 km southwest of the capital Tripoli, June 6, 2011.


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A family walks next to destroyed vehicles in Tripoli Street, the center of fighting between forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and rebels in downtown Misrata, Libya, on May 22, 2011.


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A rebel fighter moves through a hole punched in a wall near the front line fighting on Tripoli Street in downtown Misrata on April 18, 2011. Tripoli Street once was Misrata's posh main avenue for shops and expensive apartments.

Chris Hondros/Getty Images

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Two mechanics carry munitions to a combat helicopter, on the deck of French navy vessel BPC Tonnerre in the Mediterranean sea. British Apache and French attack helicopters struck targets for the first time in NATO's campaign in Libya, hitting Moammar Gadhafi's troops on June 4, 2011, near a key coastal oil town, the alliance said.

Arnaud Roine/AP

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A Libyan citizen stands next to a sticker mocking Moammar Gadhafi as he waits to cross to Egypt in Musaed, Libya, Wednesday, June 8, 2011.


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