Libya: 2,000 people dead, thousands missing due to Storm Daniel

The death toll from the floods that swept several cities in eastern Libya surged to more than 2,000, while thousands are still missing, said Acting Libyan Prime Minister Osama Hammad Monday.

In a press release, Hammad stressed that several residential neighborhoods disappeared after the floods swept them into the sea along with thousands of their residents, describing the situation as catastrophic.

Yesterday, the Mediterranean storm Daniel swept several regions in eastern Libya, most notably the cities of Al-Bayda, Al-Marj, Sousse and Derna.

Source: Kuwait News Agency