Sunday, August 17, 2008

Two border guards killed in Gali district of Abkhazia

В Гальском районе Абхазии убиты два пограничника

Two border guards--Chkadua and Khutaba--were killed in the lower part of the Gali district; two others--Bebiya and Kasumyan--were wounded. As the Federal Security Service (FSS) of Abkhazia told reporters, the incident took place at around 13:00 near the Pechora outpost.

The border guards' vehicle was blown up by a radio-controlled land mine while they were patrolling the district. The wounded have been sent to a military hospital in Agudzera. Accordng to physicians, their lives are not in danger. The FSS of Abkhazia considers the incident as an act of terrorism.

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