Man Pulled From Rubble of Hotel Destroyed in Albanian Earthquake

Firefighters in Durres, Albania, had success on November 27, after they pulled a 33-year-old man out from underneath the rubble of a hotel destroyed by an earthquake.

The 6.4-magnitude earthquake, one of the strongest to hit the country in decades, struck north of Tirana on November 26.

In a press conference held on November 29, defense minister Olta Xhaçka said the bodies of 48 people killed by the earthquake had been identified.

The US Geological Survey recorded hundreds of aftershocks, several of which were at least magnitude 5. Credit: Zjarrfikësja Mallakastër via Storyful

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