Three dead, 50 injured and scores trapped in 6.4 magnitude Albanian earthquake
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A powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Albania on Tuesday, sparking panic in Tirana and the coastal city of Durres where a building collapsed, according to the ministry of defence.

The shallow quake hit about 34 kilometres northwest of Tirana in the early hours of the morning, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, sending people in the capital running into the streets.

“There is considerable damage,” ministry of defence spokesman Albana Qajahaj told AFP.0

A three-storey hotel in Durres collapsed while another building in the city centre was badly damaged.

Damage was also reported in Thumana, 30 kilometres from Tirana.

Three dead, 50 injured and scores trapped in 6.4 magnitude Albanian earthquake

Albania earthquake: One dead and 50 injured as 6.4 magnitude quake hits near Tirana

 



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