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ABC News: Over 5,200 people feared dead, another 10,000 missing after flooding in Libya, officials say  

One of the worst hit areas has been declared a disaster zone. 

More than 5,200 people are believed to have died in devastating floods across eastern Libya, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior said Tuesday. 

Another 10,000 people are believed to be missing, according to Tamer Ramadan, Libya envoy for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. “The death toll is huge,” Ramadan said during a press briefing on Tuesday. 

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Growing Fears In Libya That Death Toll From Floods May Reach 20,000  

Libyans search for families after catastrophic flood — Reuters

Morgues overwhelmed in Libya as floods death toll tops 6,000 — CNN 

‘Sea is constantly dumping bodies’: fears Libya flood death toll may hit 20,000 –– The Guardian

Before and after satellite images show scale of Libya flood destruction — Axios 

Libyan floods death toll rises to 6,000 after Storm Daniel bursts dams: What we know — Yahoo News