The Russian rescue team has announced the end of its mission in the flood-hit areas in eastern Libya.

TASS news agency reported that the Russian rescue workers have been working round-the-clock for ten days, as nearly 2,000 cubic meters of debris were cleared. A territory of 610,000 square kilometers and 108 kilometers of coastline were surveyed during the search operation. As many as 153 bodies were retrieved from under the debris and evacuated.

The Russian rescue team included 100 specialists, rescuers, divers, medics, psychologists, canine units and drone operators.