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Austrian Airlines plane on Tirana International Airport on April 9, 2019. The plane was attacked by armed robbers who left the scene with millions of euros. Photo: Malton Dibra/LSA
Tirana International Airport SHPK, owned by Hong Kong-based China Everbright Limited, claimed that responsibility for responding to such major security breaches lay with the Albanian police.
A car used by robbers in a previous heist at Tirana International Airport in June 2016. Archive photo: Albania State Police
The thieves entered the airport in a car through a secondary gate, speeding onto the tarmac and robbing the van as the bags of cash were about to be loaded onto a plane, police said in a press release.
The Battle of Kosare was fought on the slopes of Junik and Prokletije mountains, on the border with Albania, where our army heroically resisted, without retreating by an inch, a multi-week offensive mounted by the terrorist KLA ("Kosovo Liberation Army"), the Albanian army, and the mujahideen, backed up by the Western military alliance's bombs.