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McMcain: 'Tripoli must not turn into another Baghdad'

US Senator John McCain has said the international community 'needs to make sure that Tripoli doesn't turn into another Baghdad where looting and mayhem ensues'.

Mr McCain said he was encouraged by the events in Tripoli and was "confident that the United States would help with the institutions of democracy".

The battle for control of the Libyan capital Tripoli continues as Colonel Gaddafi's loyalists put up resistance in and around his compound.

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