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Fortify or flee: Reactions to unrest vary in Libya

Asmaa Waguih / Reuters

An anti-government protester wearing a military uniform holds up an RPG launcher that was brought back to a state security building taken over by anti-government protesters after it was stolen from a military unit in Ben Ghazi on Feb. 23. People in Benghazi said earlier they now feel safe handing in weapons recovered after security forces lost control of the Libyan city.

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Tunisians try to board a bus after arriving from Libya on Feb. 23 at the Ras Jdir border post, near the Tunisian city of Ben Guerdane. Thousands of Tunisians returned to their country to escape bloody unrest in Libya.

Judging by the images we are receiving, there seems to be a pervasive fight or flight mentality in Libya. See more images from the developing situation.