Thousands wait to cross the border
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Thousands stranded at Libya-Tunisia border

The UN refugee agency has warned of a "humanitarian emergency" on Libya's border with Tunisia as thousands of migrant workers try to flee the violence.

The agency said almost 100,000 migrant workers, mostly from Egypt and Tunisia, left the country in the past week and many more remain stranded.

Jim Muir reports from the border.

  • 28 Feb 2011
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