Refugees from Libya

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Thousands of Bangladeshi migrant workers walk 10 km to a refugee camp near the Tunisian side of the Ras Jidir border crossing with Libya, March 4, 2011. The border crossing is bursting, with many more refugees entering Tunisia than can be moved to the temporary shelters provided at the camp. More than half of the 180,000 people estimated to have fled Libya have crossed into Tunisia. Egyptian, Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrant workers are stuck at the border as aid organizations and governments struggle to get them home via an airlift operation.