MIA: Five Policemen Injured in S.Ossetia Blast
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 1 Aug.'08 / 14:39

Five Georgian policemen were injured, one severely, after their pickup vehicle was hit by two remote control explosive devices in the South Ossetian conflict zone on August 1, the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs said.

Earlier it was reported that six policemen were injured. Meanwhile, the Russian command of the peacekeeping forces stationed in the conflict zone said two Georgian policemen were injured as a result of a roadside bomb explosion.

The incident occurred at about 8am local time on a by-pass road linking a Georgian enclave north of the breakaway region’s capital, Tskhinvali, with Georgia proper.

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