icon bookmark-bicon bookmarkicon cameraicon checkicon chevron downicon chevron lefticon chevron righticon chevron upicon closeicon v-compressicon downloadicon editicon v-expandicon fbicon fileicon filtericon flag ruicon full chevron downicon full chevron lefticon full chevron righticon full chevron upicon gpicon insicon mailicon moveicon-musicicon mutedicon nomutedicon okicon v-pauseicon v-playicon searchicon shareicon sign inicon sign upicon stepbackicon stepforicon swipe downicon tagicon tagsicon tgicon trashicon twicon vkicon yticon wticon fm

More gunfire on Georgian-Abkhazian border

More gunfire on Georgian-Abkhazian border
A shootout between Abkhazian frontier guards and Georgian troops is reported to have taken place Friday night on the border between Georgia and its breakaway republic of Abkhazia.

The Abkhazian Presidential envoy to the region said there had been activity on the Georgian side  before the fire fight broke out.

“Yesterday the Georgians started to fortify their borders. At around midnight we heard gunshots from the Georgian side and responded in kind. The shooting continued for around ten minutes. No one was injured. Georgia’s brought additional units into the immediate Abkhazian border zone and they aren’t supposed to be here,” Ruslan Kishmareya stated. 

Podcasts