People continue to stream across the Libyan-Tunisia border
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Libya refugees: international rescue mission begins

An international effort has begun to rescue people stranded on the Libyan-Tunisian border.

Thousands of migrant workers and an increasing number of Libyan nationals are continuing to flee the violence.

Ben Brown says "50 flights will be leaving Tunisia today organised by the UN, France and Britain."

UK charities are warning of a "potential humanitarian crisis".

The BBC's Ben Brown reports.

  • 03 Mar 2011
  • From the section Africa
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