Storm Daniel: More than 100 Syrians dead in Libya’s Derna

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More than 100 Syrians, including entire families, died in flash flooding that killed thousands in Libya’s eastern city of Derna last week, a war monitor said. Thousands of Syrians fled their war-torn homeland over the past 12 years for Libya, which has become a launchpad for migrants hoping to make the perilous voyage to Europe by sea. “In total, 112 Syrians were killed in the flood and more than 100 are still missing,” said Rami Abdel Rahman, who heads the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor. The flooding has killed nearly 3,300 people and left thousands more missing as war-scarre…

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