6.4 Magnitude Earthquake, Kills At Least 20 in Albania
Earthquake struck Albania, About 20 People died during the incident. Albania was struck early Tuesday by its strongest earthquake in decades, leaving at least 20 people dead and more than 600 injured, while setting off a race to find victims buried under the rubble.
It was the second time in two months that Albania has been hit by a significant earthquake. In September, a 5.6-magnitude tremor hit roughly the same area and caused dozens of injuries. It was said to be Albania’s most powerful earthquake in 30 years.
Around 45 people were rescued from the rubble, and more than 650 people have received medical attention throughout the day. 30 people are being treated in hospitals.Nearby countries, including Italy and Greece, have been assisting Albania with the recovery operation, while other European leaders have also offered their assistance.
Schools were closed in three cities Durres, Lezhe and Tirana after the quake.
More to Come…….