The future daughter-in-law of Albania PM is killed by an earthquake
The future daughter-in-law of the Prime Minister of Albania was one of the dozens of people who died this week in the country's devastating earthquake.
Kristi Reci, 25, died in the 6.4-magnitude earthquake together with her father Eduard, mother Dolora and brother Klaus.
Her fiancé Gregor Rama, the son of Prime Minister Edi Rama, revealed on Instagram that & # 39; the person closest to me & # 39; one of the victims was & # 39; who were found under the rubble & # 39 ;.
The Prime Minister revealed today that the death toll had risen to 49 after three more bodies had been pulled out of the rubble overnight, hoping that more survivors would be found.
Kristi Reci (photo left), 25, was one of the victims of the Albanian earthquake this week. She was the fiancé of Gregor Rama (right), the son of the Prime Minister of Albania
Kristi Reci died in the 6.4-magnitude earthquake together with her father Eduard, mother Dolora and brother Klaus (their names are on a poster in Albania this week)
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, pictured shaking hands with rescue workers in Durres on Wednesday, has undergone a personal family tragedy during the earthquake
Search and rescue: Albanian firefighters search for survivors yesterday under the rubble of a collapsed building in Durres with the hope that even more people will disappear
Today, rescue teams are completing their search and limiting their efforts to a collapsed hotel on the beach in the port city of Durres.
Search efforts have already stopped in the other heavily damaged city of Thumane, where the Department of Defense said no more were missing after more than 20 bodies were withdrawn in the past three days.
Rescuers have worked in difficult circumstances because hundreds of aftershocks have continued to rattle the region.
There have been more than 500 aftershocks since the first earthquake on Tuesday, some with a force of more than 5.0, rocking buildings and terrifying residents.
& # 39; It's a difficult operation, but that's why we're here, we've been doing this for a long time & # 39 ;, said Italian savior Michele Melosi.
Italy, France, Romania, Turkey, Greece, Croatia, Montenegro, Kosovo and Serbia have sent 200 specialized troops, tools and teams of search dogs to help.
& # 39; Hope dies last, & # 39; he said, remembering how survivors were found after four days in the 2009 earthquake in the Italian city of L & Aquila.
In recent days, lovers have watched with horror as rescuers have dug up bodies covered with a gray layer of dust.
Rescue workers and firefighters carried the body of a victim found yesterday under the rubble of a collapsed building in the city of Durres
Turkish rescuers – one of the rescuers deployed from all over Europe – search yesterday in the wreck of a collapsed building in Durres
Rescuers have worked in difficult circumstances because hundreds of aftershocks continue to rattle the region
The bodies of the Reci family, mother and son, were found in a hug in Durres after the bodies of the father and daughter had been withdrawn earlier.
Health Minister Ogerta Manastirliu said the total number of injured people is now 2000 after the Tuesday earthquake.
Thousands of people have been displaced either because their homes were badly damaged or because they were still unsafe due to the persistent after-shocks.
On Wednesday evening, the authorities in Durres brought those who had slept in tents to hotels and a sports center.
The government declared 30 days of emergency in Durres and Thumane and canceled festivities for the country's independence day.
The government with sums of money has appealed to the public for donations of money instead of goods.
Illegal construction is widespread in Albania, one of the poorest countries in Europe. The chaotic development exploded after the fall of communism in 1990 and many buildings lack the correct permits.
Prime Minister Rama has promised to set up the new homeless by next year.
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