Publish dateWednesday 13 September 2023 - 09:25
Story Code : 276555
Storm in Libya; So far, 5,200 people have been confirmed dead, and there is a possibility that the death toll will increase to 10,000
The spokesman of the Ministry of Interior of the appointed government of the Libyan Parliament reports that the number of dead has increased to more than five thousand people in one of the coastal cities of this country as a result of the recent storm. According to the Libyan authorities, there is a possibility of increasing the number of dead up to 10 thousand people.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA): The Arabic section of the Turkish "Anatolia" news agency yesterday evening (Tuesday) quoted Tariq Al-Kharaz, the spokesman of the Ministry of Interior of the government appointed by the Libyan parliament, wrote: "Only in Derna city (in northeastern Libya), five thousand and 200 people were killed as a result of Daniel storm.
According to Shafqna, al-Kharaz, in a conversation with Anatoly from the suburbs of Darna, which the eastern Libyan authorities declared yesterday (Monday) as a "disaster city", also confirmed that so far 1,300 of the victims of the Mediterranean storm Daniel have died in This coastal city was identified by their families and their bodies were buried.
While announcing that the storm Daniel killed all the members of some Libyan families and that is why the number of unidentified bodies is high and they cannot be buried at the moment, he predicted that the number of victims of the flood caused by the storm in Darna reach more than 10 thousand dead.
The spokesman of the Ministry of Interior of the appointed government of the Libyan Parliament also said: There are still many bodies that have not been taken out, and now specialized rescue teams from Turkey, the UAE and Egypt are trying to take out the bodies thrown into the sea due to the flood.
It is worth noting that Daniel storm hit several areas in eastern Libya on Sunday, including the cities of Benghazi, Al-Bayda, Al-Marj, Sousse and Darna, and left thousands of dead and missing and many material losses in the infrastructure of these areas.
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