Albania army depot blast kills at least 5, injures more than 240

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March 16, 2008 00:18

 
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Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha says a series of massive explosions at an army ammunition dump near Tirana has killed at least five people and injured more than 240. Berisha says the death toll has risen to five and three of the bodies have been identified. He says 243 people have been registered as injured, and that 12 of them are in serious condition. The prime minister says the search and rescue operation has been halted for the night, and that it will resume early Sunday morning.

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