Albania: Biggest Earthquake
The day of 27th November 2019 was not a happy morning for the people of Albania because the worst and biggest earthquake hit Albania this morning.
This earthquake has been recorded to have a significant magnitude of 6.4 scales, which is considered to be one of the most significant earthquakes in the history of Albania ever.
This earthquake has taken the lives of around 18 people, and several have been injured so far. It is being expected that this death toll will be increasing in the coming days even more.
This earthquake has damaged so many buildings and had also left the people trapped under the rubble.
Information About Albania Earthquake
This earthquake has completely hit around 34km (21 miles) over the north-west of the capital known as Tirana. This incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday.
Just a couple of hours, another major earthquake a lot hit the city in Bosnia in Mostar. Although there are no such reports of significant damage or any death toll in Mostar.
According to Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, he stated that the rescue operation had been already started, and all the efforts are being made by the rescue team to help the victims safely.
According to the recent reports, the destruction level has been so much high. It might be taking a couple of weeks to bring back the people of Albania to a healthy lifestyle.
In every single area of Albania, there are minor and significant victims who have been affected by this whole earthquake scenario. And efforts are being made to help them till the end of the recovery.
According to the recent reports, there are still so many people who are stuck under the debris of those buildings which have been completely collapsed.
What Happened After the Albania Earthquake?
The rescue operation in Albania is being carried out through the collaboration of police as well as emergency workers and soldiers.
They have continuously been searching through the affected buildings to help the victims to be stuck inside the debris.
Till date today, there have been around 42 survivors who have been extracted right from the ruins. As soon as the rescue operation is coming to an end, the team of officials will make an appearance in front of the media.
They will explain the whole scenario of the earthquake rescue operation along with the accurate damage and death toll record.
Reports on Death Toll in Albania Earthquake
The maximum of the damage has taken place in the coastal areas of the Durres as well as in the small town of Thuman. This town is located around 40km away from the north-west of the Tirana.
In Kurbin, one man died as he jumps down from his building window in the panic attack during the earthquake. One man died in the car accident as the earthquake tore down the roads.
There have been around 600 people who are still under treatment in the hospitals on secondary and primary levels.
Rescue teams have been working day and night ever since the earthquake has taken place. This earthquake has been one of the significant earthquakes which happened in Albania history. Almost two months back, this city encountered a shock, but it did not bring about any worst results in terms of damage. As soon as the rescue operation is coming to an end, the team of officials will make an appearance in front of the media.
They will explain the whole scenario of the earthquake rescue operation. According to the recent reports, the destruction level has been so much high. It might be taking a couple of weeks to bring back the people of Albania to a healthy lifestyle.
There have been so many people who are emotionally complaining about not getting into contact with their relatives after the earthquake. This earthquake has left behind a significant impact on the mindset of the Albania residents not just physically but even emotionally as well.
We really hope and pray that the death toll does not increase anymore and all the victims under the debris are safe and secure. We will soon be sharing some more updates with you!
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