Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake hit Albania.
Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake hit Albania.

8 Killed, 325 injured as powerful earthquake hits Albania

ANI | Updated: Nov 26, 2019 16:51 IST

Tirana [Albania], Nov 26 (ANI): At least eight people were killed and several others were missing after an earthquake struck Albania on Tuesday.
The health ministry had earlier said that at least 325 people were injured in the quake, CNN reported.
The earthquake was measured 6.4 on the Richter Scale and hit at a depth of 20 kilometers, about six miles northwest of Shijak at 3:54 am (local time), according to the United States Geological Survey.
Shirak is located about 18 miles west of Tirana, a city of nearly 9,00,000 people. (ANI)

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