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Foreign nationals flee Libya but many Britons remain

Some Britons trapped in Libya have criticised the government for failing to get them out sooner, while some countries have already evacuated their own nationals numbering in their thousands.

A plane chartered by the oil company, BP, has made it to Tripoli. It's thought there are around 300 Britons in the capital, with 170 working in the Libyan desert.

James Robbins reports.

  • 23 Feb 2011
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