Thousands of people still missing after neighbourhoods washed away in port city where two dams burst

The death toll from flooding in Libya has risen to more than 3,000, a minister in the administration that controls the east of the country has said, as the extent of the damage to Derna, the port city where two dams burst over the weekend, became more clear.

Entire neighbourhoods have been washed away in Derna. More than 700 bodies have piled up in the cemetery waiting to be identified and local health officials said as as many as 5,000 people were missing.

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