Attacks using small improvised explosive devices have occurred in the past year. Travellers should be aware that violent altercations between police and armed marijuana growers in the Tropoje District and Bajram Curri have occurred since 2012.These incidents are normally attributed to internal disputes related to criminal activities or political interests. Demonstrations can occur with little or no warning, and although most are peaceful they can turn violent.
The geographic border between the two groups, based on dialect, runs roughly along the Shkumbin River, which flows through the central town of Elbasan to the Adriatic Sea.When the team goes to retrieve Schumann, they discover he is in fact a criminally insane Army prison convict before their plane crashes en route to Andrews Air Force Base.The team survives and is rescued by a farmer, but Schumann attempts to rape the farmer's daughter and the farmer kills him.Avoid all protests and demonstrations, including those that appear peaceful. Take care when visiting or hiking in the north-east border areas of Albania.Monitor the media and other sources about possible new security risks. Terrorist attacks have occurred in a number of European cities. Avoid entering locations that display landmine or unexploded ordnance warning signs.