Passengers at Tripoli airport
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British planes due back from Libya

An emergency flight chartered by the government to rescue British nationals in Libya has landed in Tripoli.

A second flight, arranged by oil companies, is due to arrive back at Gatwick on Thursday morning.

300 British nationals are in Tripoli, while 170 more are in remote desert camps.

Siobhan Tighe reports

  • 24 Feb 2011
  • From the section UK
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