Libya: The two young men had offered to help the Greek mission as interpreters
The president of the European school of Benghazi spoke to SKAI on Monday morning (18/9), George Sayanos regarding the circumstances under which the tragic accident in Libya which resulted in five members of the Greek humanitarian mission losing their lives.
According to what Mr. Sayanos mentionedon the 10th the C-130 arrived in Libya on Sunday morning with the consul general, Stavros Venizelosthe three translators, two of whom are children of the president of the Greek community, Kanakis Mandalios and a child from a mixed family as well as 15 members of the mission (nurses, paramedics, soldiers).
Mr. Sayanos continued by stating that the members of the Greek mission left the airport for the city of Derna with a new bus and two army vehicles for escort. As noted by the president of the European school of Benghazi, the members of the Greek mission were forced to pass through mountains and villages as the national highway in Libya has been destroyed.
The tragic accident occurred at about 14:30 in the afternoon in the village of Marawa when a car carrying a family from Libya went into the opposite direction causing it to collide with the bus and start a fire.
As Mr. Sayanos said, the family that was riding in the passenger vehicle charred as well as the five people who were in the front and left of the bus. “It was an accident” clarified.
According to reports Angela Mandaliou, daughter of the president of the Greek community had married last Saturday. Eight days later she was about to die.
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