The Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday the death of a paramedic and the injury of two others, in a traffic accident on Tuesday night.

The ministry explained that the paramedics were affiliated with the ِِAambulance and Emergency Services, and they were heading to rescue families trapped due to floods in Wadi Al-Rabee area, south of Tripoli.

Three members of the Tripoli Security Directorate also died in the accident and a number of their colleagues were injured while rescuing families in the flooded areas.