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Pope sends aid to Albania earthquake victims

Pope Francis sends a first contribution of 100,000 euros in aid of the Albanian population affected by a major earthquake.

By Linda Bordoni

The northern coast of Albania was struck by a deadly 6.4 magnitude earthquake on the night of 25 November. Most of the death and destruction occurred in the port city of Durres and in Thumane, close to the epicentre.

The earth is still shaking and rescue teams are combing the rubble.

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