Tragedy of Qafë Shtama
|Part of the|
|Albanian Rebellion of 1997|
|Gangs of 1997|
|Massacres in 1997|
|Tragedies of 1997|
Tragedy of Qafë Shtama (Albanian: Tragjedia e Qafë Shtamës) occurred on 29 April 1997, at a place called Qafë-Shtamë in the village Selitë in Burrel. The incident resulted in the death of 22 people among the 200 village residents. The event was caused by some villagers attempt to break into an arms depot. The victims were mainly from the same family. The tragedy caused a shock to all residents Albania.
- "No full confirmation on the number of the victims in Selite - Burrel". Agjencia Telegrafike Shqiptare. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
- "Explosion of army depot in Burrel kills 22". Agjencia Telegrafike Shqiptare. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
- “Viti ‘97, Prapaskenat e krizës që rrënuan shtetin”, Mero Baze, 2010, Toena