Libya worst floods, Death toll Exceeds 1,000
Libyan city of Derna More than 1,000 bodies have recover from the worst floods in the Eastern part of Libya. More than 1,000 bodies have recover from the worst floods in the eastern Libyan city of Derna, with local authorities fearing that the actual death toll could much higher. According to the report of “The Reuters” news agency, Minister of Aviation and Emergency Committee member Hachim Shakivatne said I have just return from Darna, the situation there is very disastrous, in the sea, in the valleys, under the buildings, dead bodies everywhere. are scatter.
Dead Bodies Found in Darna
He said that the number of dead bodies find in Darna is more than 1000, it is fear that the actual number will many times more than that. He said that I was not exaggerating, 25 percent of the city had disappear, and many buildings had collapse.
Darna broke Due to Heavy Rains
Administration officials claim that about 2,000 people have died in the floods, but it was not immediately clear on what basis the estimate was base. Officials say that thousands of people have also gone missing due to the floods, dams in Darna broken due to heavy rains, due to which the water in the rivers rose sharply and the water wash away many areas of the city.
A video shared on Facebook, which could not be independently verified, showed dozens of bodies covered with blankets on the ground in Derna. Libya is politically divide between East and West and a NATO-back coup in 2011. Since then, the insurgency has broken out in the country, and government institutions have destroy.
Mediterranean on Sunday
Cyclone Daniel enter the Mediterranean on Sunday (September 10). After wreaking havoc in Greece last week. With devastating storms and subsequent flooding affecting several coastal towns. Including the Libyan cities of Derna and Benghazi. The worst disaster has cause.
According to the report of Dawn newspaper. An official of Darna City Council while talking to the local TV channel “Libya Al-Ahrar”. Describe the situation in the city as disastrous and appealed for help at the national and international levels. He said four major bridges, two buildings, and two dams had collapsed in Derna. A city of 100,000 people, 900 kilometers (560 miles) east of the capital Tripoli.