Dozens killed by powerful storm in E Libya
Updated 17:34, 11-Sep-2023

A powerful Mediterranean storm swept through eastern Libya, damaging houses and roads and killing at least 25 people, Reuters reported on Monday, citing medical sources.

Footage on social media showed people stranded on the roofs of their vehicles while trying get help in heavy floods as Storm Daniel hit the cities of Benghazi, Sousse, Al Bayda, Al-Marj and Derna.

Authorities declared a state of extreme emergency, closing schools and stores and imposing a curfew as the storm hit on Sunday and Monday.

Source(s): Reuters

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