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2,000 feared dead in Eastern Libya after Storm Daniel floods region

Published on Sep 12, 2023 05:30 PM IST

Mediterranean storm Daniel caused devastating floods in Eastern Libya that broke dams and swept away entire neighborhoods in multiple coastal towns.

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People stand on a damaged road as a powerful storm and heavy rainfall hit Shahhat City, Libya, on September 11.(Omar Jarhman / Reuters) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 12, 2023 05:30 PM IST

People stand on a damaged road as a powerful storm and heavy rainfall hit Shahhat City, Libya, on September 11.(Omar Jarhman / Reuters)

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People are seen stuck on a road after Storm Daniel hit Shahhat city, in Libya, Ahmed al-Mosmari, a spokesman for the country's armed forces based in the east, said that the death toll in Derna had surpassed 2,000. (Ali Al-Saadi / Reuters) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 12, 2023 05:30 PM IST

People are seen stuck on a road after Storm Daniel hit Shahhat city, in Libya, Ahmed al-Mosmari, a spokesman for the country's armed forces based in the east, said that the death toll in Derna had surpassed 2,000. (Ali Al-Saadi / Reuters)

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A fallen tree is pictured as a powerful storm and heavy rainfall hit Shahhat city, Libya.(Ali Al-Saadi / Reuters) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A fallen tree is pictured as a powerful storm and heavy rainfall hit Shahhat city, Libya.(Ali Al-Saadi / Reuters)

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This handout picture provided by the office of Libya's Benghazi-based interim Prime Minister on September 11, shows a view of vehicles piled up along the side of a coastal road in the eastern city of Derna, in the wake of the Mediterranean storm "Daniel". (The Press Office of Libyan Prime Minister / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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This handout picture provided by the office of Libya's Benghazi-based interim Prime Minister on September 11, shows a view of vehicles piled up along the side of a coastal road in the eastern city of Derna, in the wake of the Mediterranean storm "Daniel". (The Press Office of Libyan Prime Minister / AFP)

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A general view of flood water covering the area as a powerful storm and heavy rainfall hit Al-Mukhaili, Libya, on  September 11.(Libya Al-Hadath/ Handout via Reuters) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A general view of flood water covering the area as a powerful storm and heavy rainfall hit Al-Mukhaili, Libya, on  September 11.(Libya Al-Hadath/ Handout via Reuters)

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Streets are seen flooded after storm Daniel in Marj, Libya. This grab is from a video by residents of the city. Entire residential areas were erased along a river that runs down from the mountains through the city center. Multistoried apartment buildings that once stood well back from the river partially collapsed into the mud. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 12, 2023 05:30 PM IST

Streets are seen flooded after storm Daniel in Marj, Libya. This grab is from a video by residents of the city. Entire residential areas were erased along a river that runs down from the mountains through the city center. Multistoried apartment buildings that once stood well back from the river partially collapsed into the mud. (AP)

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Destroyed vehicles and damaged buildings are seen in the eastern city of Derna, in the aftermath of Storm Daniel, about 290 kilometres east of Benghazi. (The Press Office of Libyan Prime Minister / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Destroyed vehicles and damaged buildings are seen in the eastern city of Derna, in the aftermath of Storm Daniel, about 290 kilometres east of Benghazi. (The Press Office of Libyan Prime Minister / AFP)

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After pummelling Greece last week, Storm Daniel swept in over the Mediterranean on Sunday, swamping roads and destroying buildings in Derna, and hitting other settlements along the coast, including Libya's second biggest city of Benghazi, according to a Reuters report. ( The Press Office of Libyan Prime Minister / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 12, 2023 05:30 PM IST

After pummelling Greece last week, Storm Daniel swept in over the Mediterranean on Sunday, swamping roads and destroying buildings in Derna, and hitting other settlements along the coast, including Libya's second biggest city of Benghazi, according to a Reuters report. ( The Press Office of Libyan Prime Minister / AFP)

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An aerial view of flooding in Marj, Libya, The United Nations in Libya said it was following the storm closely and would “provide urgent relief assistance in support of response efforts at local and national levels”, according to a Reuters report.(Libya Almasar TV / AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 12, 2023 05:30 PM IST

An aerial view of flooding in Marj, Libya, The United Nations in Libya said it was following the storm closely and would “provide urgent relief assistance in support of response efforts at local and national levels”, according to a Reuters report.(Libya Almasar TV / AP)

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