More than 2,000 dead and thousands missing in Derna, and the situation is catastrophicPulbished on:
Derna, September 11, 2023 (LANA) - The death toll from the floods that swept the city of Derna alone has risen to more than 2,000 dead and thousands missing.
The head of the Libyan government, appointed by the House of Representatives, Osama Hammad, said in press statements that residential neighborhoods disappeared after the floods swept them to the sea along with thousands of their residents, and the situation is catastrophic and unprecedented in Libya.
Hammad called on medical personnel and medical assistants to go to Derna immediately to provide assistance.
Yesterday, Sunday, the Mediterranean storm "Daniel" swept several regions in eastern Libya, most notably the cities of Al-Bayda and Al-Marj, Sousse and Derna.