The death toll in Tuesday’s 6.4 quake in western Albania has risen to 30, with hundreds of injuries, some serious, according to officials.
The number of casualties in Thumane, adjacent to the Adriatic coastal city of Durres, is now 30, said the Defense Ministry on Wednesday.
Some 658 people are injured, including eight critically, said the Health Ministry.
Some 2,150 people are taking shelter in 148 tents set up in villages around Thumane and Durres.
The earthquake hit at 3.54 a.m. (0254GMT) Tuesday, with an epicenter 15 kilometers (9 miles) off the coast of Durres, at a depth of 38 km