The devastating floods which hit the town of Derna, in Libya, have already killed 3,840 people, according to a new report released this Wednesday, September 13, by Lieutenant Tarek al-Kharraz, spokesperson for the government's Interior Ministry. place in the east of the country. Of those who died, 3,190 have already been buried. Some 400 foreigners, mainly Sudanese and Egyptians, were among the victims.
At least 250 bodies were found this Wednesday, September 13, while more than 2,400 people are still missing, according to Lieutenant Tarek al-Kharraz.
The authorities in the East fear that the final toll of the floods in Derna and neighboring localities after the passage of storm Daniel on Sunday will be much heavier given the scale of the devastation and the difficulty of delivering aid. .