False Alarm, Suspicious Bag near US Embassy Empty
Albanian Daily News
Published October 6, 2017
After a remotely controlled explosion carried on by the engineers' corps of a suspicious briefcase found near the US embassy in Tirana the police declared that the bomb alert was a fake. The discovery of a seemingly forgotten briefcase in proximity of the embassy walls on Friday alarmed the police. Numerous police forces arrived in the site encircling the area immediately evacuating the area.
The suspected briefcase was found in one of the alleys near the US embassy which lead to the students' dormitories. The bomb alert near the US Embassy followed by only few days a strong declaration of the US Ambassador Donald Lu for the crime's dominance in Albania. The US Ambassador declared that the country is dominated by 4 different clans which direct 20 criminal families.