Italy's foreign minister has estimated that as many as 1,000 people may have been killed in the unrest in Libya. Human Rights Watch had previously estimated 233 had been killed, with 62 killed in Tripoli in the past two days. Follow the latest developments here.
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A Tunisian woman carries her belongings as she crosses into Tunisia at the Ras Jdir border crossing after fleeing unrest in Libya on Feb. 23. Thousands of Tunisians are fleeing Libya, many across its western land border, after a bloody crackdown on protests against the rule of Muammar Gaddafi, state media reported on Tuesday. Tunisia has at least 30,000 nationals in Libya and officials fear they could become targets because of Tunisia's role in inspiring uprisings across the Arab world.