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Powerful earthquake topples buildings in Albania

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. The most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocks the capital Tirana and surrounding region.  


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Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. The most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocks the capital Tirana and surrounding region. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. The most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocks the capital Tirana and surrounding region. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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Military personnel and locals work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military personnel and locals work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military personnel and locals work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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Military and emergency personnel helps an injured man in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel helps an injured man in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel helps an injured man in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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A damaged building is seen in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

A damaged building is seen in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

A damaged building is seen in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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Military and emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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Military and emergency personnel carry an injured man on a stretcher in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel carry an injured man on a stretcher in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel carry an injured man on a stretcher in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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Military and emergency personnel put an injured man on a stretcher near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel put an injured man on a stretcher near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel put an injured man on a stretcher near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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Military and emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Military and emergency personnel work near a damaged building in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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Emergency personnel work at the site of collapsed building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work at the site of collapsed building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency personnel work at the site of collapsed building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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A damaged building is pictured in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

A damaged building is pictured in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

A damaged building is pictured in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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Police officers stand in front of a collapsed building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Police officers stand in front of a collapsed building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Police officers stand in front of a collapsed building in Durres, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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Emergency workers carry a women in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency workers carry a women in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Emergency workers carry a women in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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A damaged building is pictured in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

A damaged building is pictured in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga

A damaged building is pictured in Thumane, after an earthquake shook Albania, November 26. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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