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) was an explosion that occurred at an arms depot on 29 April 1997, at Qafë-Shtamë in the village Selitë in Burrel. The incident resulted in the death of 22 of the 200 village residents. The event was caused by some villagers attempting to break into the depot, with most of the victims coming from the same family.
- "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