Death toll from floods in Libya’s Derna jumps to 11,300: UN

At least 11,300 people have been killed and over 10,000 others still missing by deadly floods in Libya’s eastern city of Derna, the United Nations said, reports Anadolu Agency. In a statement, the UN Humanitarian Affairs Office (OCHA) said around 170 people were killed outside Derna city by the flooding caused by Mediterranean storm Daniel. According to the UN office, more than 40,000 people have been displaced across Libya’s northeastern areas since the start of the devastating floods on September 10. “These figures are expected to rise as search-and-rescue crews work tirelessly to find survivors,” OCHA said. READ: 55 children poisoned by polluted water in Libya coastal city A source with the Libyan Red Crescent Society, meanwhile, told Anadolu that […] Source

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