Derna authorities say there are so many journalists in the city that they pose an obstacle to the work of rescue teams. Different accounts are coming out of eastern Libya after some news networks reported that their journalists had been asked by authorities to leave the flood-hit city of Derna. 🚨#Urgent | We have lost contact with all international and local journalists inside #Derna since 3:00 AM. Derna is in a complete connection blackout A voice from Derna who managed to leave the city “In a sudden decision. The government administering eastern Libya said Ghaithi had been suspended as mayor and all members of the Derna city council had been dismissed from their posts and referred to investigators.
Source: Libya Today September 19, 2023 14:19 UTC