Albania’s Earthquake Search, Rescue Operation Ends
|11/30/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The search and rescue operation for earthquake survivors in Albania has ended, Prime Minister Edi Rama said Saturday.
The small town of Thumane, experienced the highest death toll from Tuesday’s quake with 26 people killed, six of whom belonged to one family, and all but one under age 30. They were buried Friday.
In the port city of Durres – 30 kilometers west of the capital, Tirana — the quake killed 24. One person also died in Kurbin.
In all, 51 people died, including seven children. Nine-hundred were injured. More than 5,000 people are without shelter; and 1,200 buildings were destroyed read more >>>