. Whole families drowned in Libya’s flood. Many didn’t realize the danger until they heard dams burst « JO LEE MAGAZINE

AP NEWS – One man lost at least 13 members of his extended family. Fadellalah has yet to hear about the fate of another 20, several days after two dams burst above the Libyan coastal city of Derna, unleashing epic floods that killed thousands, wiped out neighborhoods and washed some of the dead into the sea. Thousands of others like Fadellalah are frantically trying to find out who survived the rain-swollen rampage. As a powerful storm bore down on his hometown, the information technology worker in Libya’s capital of Tripoli called his family Sunday to urge them to move to higher ground.

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