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World Hopes fade for any more survivors in Albania quake; 40 dead

15:01  28 november  2019
15:01  28 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania , two days after a deadly quake struck the country's Adriatic coast. The death toll stands at 40 after more bodies were pulled from the ruins. Authorities said search and rescue operations were

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Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania, two days after a deadly quake struck the country's Adriatic coast.

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Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania two days after a deadly quake struck the country's Adriatic coast, with the Rescue workers search for survivors following an earthquake, in Durres, Albania , Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

DURRES, Albania - Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania , two days after a deadly quake struck the country’s Adriatic coast. The death toll stands at 40 after more bodies were pulled from the ruins. Authorities said search and

The death toll stands at 40 after more bodies were pulled from the ruins.

Authorities said search and rescue operations were continuing in three collapsed buildings in the port city of Durres, 33 kilometers (20 miles) west of the capital Tirana.

Searching had stopped, however, in the nearby town of Thumane, where no more people are believed to be buried in collapsed apartment buildings after six bodies were recovered from the rubble overnight.

A member of the Albanian special police forces walks on a collapsed building in Durres, western Albania, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania two days after a deadly quake struck the country's Adriatic coast, with the death toll increasing to 40 after more bodies were pulled from the ruins. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)© Provided by Associated Press A member of the Albanian special police forces walks on a collapsed building in Durres, western Albania, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania two days after a deadly quake struck the country's Adriatic coast, with the death toll increasing to 40 after more bodies were pulled from the ruins. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu) The Health Ministry said Thursday that more than 750 people were injured in the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck before dawn Tuesday and has been followed by hundreds of aftershocks, including several with magnitudes of above 5.0, which have complicated rescue efforts.

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DURRES, Albania (AP) — Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania The bodies of five people had already been recovered from the house from which the sole survivor so far was a 17-year-old boy rescued from beneath the rubble.

Hopes are fading of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania two days after a deadly quake struck the country’s Adriatic coast, with the death toll rising after more bodies were pulled from the Prime Minister Edi Rama on Thursday put the death toll at 39, after

Another aftershock with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 rattled the area midday on Thursday, sending people fleeing into the streets in panic.

At least one building suffered further damage from the aftershock, while mourners rushed from a building where they had gathered for the start of funeral ceremonies for some of the victims.

Turkish rescuers search at a collapsed building in Durres, western Albania, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania two days after a deadly quake struck the country's Adriatic coast, with the death toll increasing to 40 after more bodies were pulled from the ruins. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)© Provided by Associated Press Turkish rescuers search at a collapsed building in Durres, western Albania, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania two days after a deadly quake struck the country's Adriatic coast, with the death toll increasing to 40 after more bodies were pulled from the ruins. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu) Rescue crews with specialized equipment, sniffer dogs and emergency supplies have flooded into the country from neighboring countries and other European nations to help in the search efforts and provide for those left homeless.

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Hopes fade for finding survivors beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania two days after a deadly earthquake struck the country's Adriatic coast. More than 60 people remain hospitalized, four in serious condition. The main quake has been followed by hundreds of aftershocks, including at least

DURRES, Albania — Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania , two days after a deadly quake struck the country’s Adriatic coast killing at least 46 people and injuring more than 2,000. By Thursday afternoon, search operations were

Turkish rescuers search at a collapsed building in Durres, western Albania, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania two days after a deadly quake struck the country's Adriatic coast, with the death toll increasing to 40 after more bodies were pulled from the ruins. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)© Provided by Associated Press Turkish rescuers search at a collapsed building in Durres, western Albania, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania two days after a deadly quake struck the country's Adriatic coast, with the death toll increasing to 40 after more bodies were pulled from the ruins. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu) Many of those left without homes in Thumane spent a second night in tents, unwilling to head to hotels along the coast made available for their accommodation while the search operation continued.

A total of about 2,100 people had spent Tuesday night in tents, and the government has vowed to provide new homes during 2020 for all those left homeless.

Authorities have warned residents not to return to any buildings that could have been damaged until engineers can check the structures for safety.

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