Libya Flooding – Landmines Pose New Threat, Death Toll Rises

Many people in Libya have been left without fresh drinking water since the floods contaminated sources, but there’s a new danger if they travel to get water: landmines displaced by strong currents.

Residents who survived the devastating flooding in the eastern coastal Libyan city of Derna were faced with the threat of displaced landmines in surrounding areas on Sunday.

Residents said they had to think whether to wade through areas where landmines were displaced by raging torrents that swept away…


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