Rescue Operations Underway in Durrës After Deadly Earthquake

Emergency workers raced to rescue survivors from the rubble of buildings in Thumanë, in Albania’s Durrës County, on Tuesday, November 26, following a deadly magnitude-6.4 earthquake that struck the area around 4 am, killing at least 16 people.

The US Geological Survey recorded a series of aftershocks, several of which were at least magnitude 5.

This video shows the frantic rescue efforts in Durrës in the initial hours following the first quake. At least one person, a boy, is seen being put into an ambulance following his rescue. Credit: Oligert Musta via Storyful