Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - Kabul: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan today (Wednesday, September 13, 2023) has expressed its concern with the government and people of that country regarding the devastating storm and flood in Libya, which caused human casualties and huge financial losses.
In the announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Emirate, which was published on this occasion, it is said: "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has expressed its deep condolences and sympathy to the government and noble people of Libya for this painful incident, from the court of Allah Almighty to the martyrs of this The sad incident calls for a speedy recovery for the injured and patience for the survivors.
The announcement also states that it is hoped that with joint efforts and local and international solidarity, the Libyan government and people will be able to overcome these problems and quickly deal with the reconstruction and recovery of the affected people.
In the evening (Tuesday, September 11, 2023), some media outlets quoted Tariq Al Kharaz, the spokesman of the Ministry of Interior appointed by the Libyan Parliament, as saying that only in the city of Darna (in the north-east of Libya), five thousand and 200 people died as a result.
He added that Hurricane 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. 10 thousand dead.
The spokesman of the Ministry of Interior of the appointed government of the Libyan parliament also stated: There are still many bodies that have not been taken out, and now specialized rescue teams from Turkey, 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.