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Britons flee Libya on navy frigate bound for Malta

British nationals fleeing Libya have described scenes of chaos and accused the government of not doing enough to rescue them.

The first plane carrying 79 British evacuees from Tripoli finally arrived at Gatwick Thursday morning.

HMS Cumberland left from Benghazi, headed for Malta.

Jon Leyne reports from Benghazi.

  • 24 Feb 2011
  • From the section UK