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A mass exodus from the fighting in Libya

As fighting continues in Libya, tens of thousands of guest workers from Egypt, Tunisia and other countries are fleeing to escape the violence. The situation has turned into a humanitarian emergency for the border country of Tunisia, which is being overwhelmed with migrant workers.

 
 

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A man from Bangladesh, who used to work in Libya but fled from the country's unrest, receives his passport as others wait to be called in order to leave for their country at a refugee camp in Ras Ajdir, Tunisia.


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