Vandals sabotage Man-made River water wells in south Libya

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Vandals sabotage Man-made River water wells in south Libya

April 19, 2018 - 16:09
Written by: SafaAlharathy

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Nearly 100,000 cubic meters of water is being lost daily due to acts of looting and vandalism, the Directorate in the Southern Region of Al-Hasawneh system of the Man-Made River Authority confirmed.

On its Facebook page, the administration revealed that 27 wells of Al-Hasawneh system in Jaffarah area have been damaged and vandalized, including three wells in the northern and the southern field in the town of Jaffarah last week, and 6 wells from the western field, Tuesday, in addition to two more wells on Wednesday.

The incident was the first of its kind in targeting the working wells, as the vandals have only targeted the damaged wells before.