An explosion destroyed the private vehicle of 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 bar.
The Kukes Police Directory says that the car exploded when the 37 year old candidate Astrit Çengu was only 6 meters far from the vehicle.
Consequently he was slightly wounded by the blast wave and received 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.