From: Exit Staff
Albania Earthquake Death Toll Raises to 35

Today, search teams have recovered several bodies of people killed in the earthquake, raising the death toll to 35.

The number of casualties is expected to rise as about 20 more people are believed to be under the rubble.

So far, bodies of 18 people killed in Durres, 16 in Thumane and 1 in Kurbin have been recovered.

45 people have been rescued so far, three of them are in serious condition.

A strong earthquake struck Albania yesterday morning, which hit harder the areas of Durres, Kruje, and Tirana, causing dozens of victims, 657 injured,  and heavy property damages.

Almost all victims were caused by the flattening of three apartment buildings and three hotels in Durres and two apartments building in Thumane.