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Libya flood survivors as thousands dead and missing

The pictures coming out of Derna are incomprehensible. The power of the water unleashed by the dams has changed the landscape – words like “wasteland” are being used because it’s simply carved the earth. The arrivals hall at Benghazi airport is echoing when it should have been bustling with aid arriving – but because of the political situation, it is …

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10,000 missing as flood ravages Libya

Derna, September 12 At least 10,000 people were feared missing in Libya on Tuesday in floods caused by a huge storm, which burst dams, swept away buildings and wiped out as much as a quarter of the eastern city of Derna. Over 2,200 people have died and 1,000 bodies have been recovered in Derna alone. Officials expected the death toll …

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