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Government Counterattack in Albania

September 14, 1998

TIRANA, Albania (AP) _ Supporters of former President Sali Berisha seized government buildings in the Albanian capital today and demanded the government resign. Government forces launched a counterattack hours later, killing three Berisha supporters and wounding 14.

Interior Ministry spokesman Artan Bizhga, who reported the casualties, also said the parliament building and the offices of Prime Minister Fatos Nano were back in government hands.

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