Almost 50 dead, more than 5,000 displaced in Albania quake
Forty-nine people died and more than 5,000 have been displaced by the violent earthquake that pulverised homes in Albania this week, the Prime Minister said in a tally of the damage on Friday. Prime Minister Edi Rama said that "49 people lost their lives and more than 750 were injured".The 6.4 magnitude quake that jolted Albania before dawn on Tuesday was the most deadly and destructive in decades.
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Twin 4-year-old girls climbed out of the wreckage of a deadly crash in Washington state and climbed up a 200-foot embankment to seek help, authorities said Saturday.
A motorist passed the pair on the winding road Friday and turned around around and stopped to help, ultimately summoning authorities, said Trooper Heather Axtman of the Washington State Police. The woman's name was not released, but police are trying to reconnect with her, Axtman said.
The twins were hospitalized with minor injuries.
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She escaped without injury, apparently protected by a beam. Sitoula says she remained confident she would Sitoula’s husband, Mahendra, a butcher, said he called out for help for hours after the quake, as he Jon Keisi was buried for more than 60 hours under the wreckage of a seven-story building in
"The girls were extremely heroic and extremely brave," Axtman said.
The driver, pronounced dead at the scene of the Whidbey Island crash, about 80 minutes north of Seattle, was identified as Corey M. Simmons, 47, of nearby Langley, according to a state police report.
Seattle NBC News affiliatereported he is the father of the girls. They were later reunited with family members, Axtman said.
Authorities did not know why the vehicle veered off the road Friday night before colliding with trees, but weather was not believed to be a factor, Axtman said. There were no obvious signs of intoxication, but Simmons' blood would likely be tested for alcohol and narcotics, she said.
The girls appeared to have been legally strapped into booster seats, but the father was not using a seat belt, according to the report.
The after-dark crash happened on a stretch of highway that doesn't have roadway lighting, Axtman said.
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Morris Marsh, 17, who is accused of murder, is one of four teens who escaped nearly a week ago. One teen remains at large.Two others were arrested earlier this week, and Brandon Caruthers, 17, is still at large.