Albania: Earthquake leaves 50 people dead as searches come to an end

Albania: Earthquake leaves 50 people dead as searches come to an end

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, providing a briefing this morning in an emergency cabinet meeting, announced that unfortunately the earthquake had left 50 people dead, as search and rescue operations were completed.

Edi Rama expressed his deep gratitude to foreign rescue teams, to friends and allies who promptly mobilized rescue and search units.

The Prime Minister also praised the Albanian search and rescue teams.

The remains of the Mira Mare hotel in Durres were the last to be researched last night. /ibna