An explosion destroyed the private vehicle of the Socialist Party candidate
for the Shtiqen commune this morning around 08:00. The car exploded in
the Neighborhood nr.5 in Kukes, right after being parked near a local
The Kukes Police Department says that the car exploded when the 37 year old candidate Astrit Çengu was only 6 meters far from the vehicle.
He was slightly injured by the explosion and received medical treatment.
The police started immediately the investigations, while relatives of the candidate, deputies and local Socialist Party leaders visited the scene, condemning what they called a criminal act.