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Satellite Images Show Flood Devastation in Libya

The flooding killed more than 11,000

Images taken by satellite show the physical devastation from a flood that killed at least 11,300 people in the eastern Libyan city of Derna.

Two dams above Derna burst early Monday under the pressure from rain dropped by a storm. The pent-up water swept blocks of low-lying downtown Derna out to the Mediterranean Sea.

Many said they heard loud explosions as the dams exploded. A flood several meters (many feet) high rolled down a mountainside into the city.

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