Libya Orders Arrest of Official Amid Flood Disaster

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Libya’s prosecutor general has on Monday ordered the arrest of eight officials as part of his inquiry into the recent flood disaster which killed thousands.

The flash flood, which witnesses likened to a tsunami, broke through two ageing dams on September 10 after a hurricane-strength storm lashed the area around Derna, a port city in Libya’s east.

According to a statement from the prosecutor general’s office he said, the officials are suspected of bad management and negligence,

He added that they served currently or previously in offices responsible for water resources and dam management.


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