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Tunisia sees exodus from Libya
People crossing the border from Libya are bringing with them stories of escalating violence.
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2011 19:58 GMT

Ras al-Jedir on the Tunisian-Libyan border is the closest route out for those leaving western Libya.

Many of those fleeing are Tunisians, carrying with them stories of escalating violence.

Some Libyans have also entered Tunisia, planning to seek asylum.

The Red Crescent said on Wednesday that more than 5,700 people had fled across the border over the past two days.

Nazanine Moshiri reports from the Tunisian side.

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Al Jazeera
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