Published On: Wed, Sep 13th, 2023
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Libyan city’s death toll from devastating storm climbs to more than 5,000 people

A body of brown muddy water is shown, extending from a roadway or bridge that has collapsed.

The death toll from flooding that hit the eastern Libyan city of Derna reached more than 5,000 and was expected to rise further, a local health official said Wednesday, as authorities struggled to get aid to the coastal city where thousands remained missing and tens of thousands were homeless.

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