Libyan people fleeing over border
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Exodus at the Libya-Tunisia border as people flee chaos

Thousands of people are streaming across the Libya-Tunisia border to reach safety.

For the past week, fighting has raged outside the capital Tripoli, between anti-government forces and troops loyal to Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi, who has been in power for 42 years.

BBC correspondent Ian Pannell has been talking to some of those fleeing.

  • 25 Feb 2011
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