Muammar Gaddafi of Libya is not Hosni Mubarak. He has decided ro deal with protestors with iron hand. There have been more than 200 deaths in last few days from firing by security forces . Libya,s second largest city Benghazi has been the cntre of demonstrations against Gaddafi.
Although the capital of Tripoli is said to be subdued, violence has reportedly spread further west to the city of Misratah .Libya is divided down sectarian lines - Colonel Gaddafi draws his main support from the western regions.In the east there is an opposing tribe to that of the Libyan leader and there have been unrest in Benghazi before.
Indian government of wooried aboud the safety of its citizens may decide to evacuate them in case the trouble continues.