An investigation by Greek newspaper Kathimerini says that mistakes and oversights in the planning and execution of a fatal mission undertaken by the Special War Command (DEP) of the Greek Armed Forces in Libya on September 17, in the aftermath of deadly floods. The search-and-rescue mission resulted in the deaths of three Greek military personnel and two volunteer interpreters in a road accident. Furthermore, officials disregarded explicit warnings regarding the high accident risk in the region. The bus carrying the Greek team, mostly elite forces from the Special Paratroopers Unit, crashed on its way to the city of Derna, affirming the prophetic warning: “Road journeys within Libya remain extremely dangerous. Sources indicate that on November 10, a decision was made for the military prosecutor of Athens to conduct additional investigations into the case.
Source: Libya Today November 20, 2023 08:37 UTC