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Police Claim Suspected Mutineers Intended Fleeing to S.Ossetia
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 21 May.'09 / 17:39

Three suspects in connection to reported Mukhrovani mutiny were planning to escape to breakaway South Ossetia before being ambushed by the police, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on May 21.

In a separate brief statement the ministry said earlier on May 21, that Gia Krialashvili, a former military officer, was killed and two other suspects, a former military officer, Koba Otanadze and Levan Amiridze, who at the time of Mukhrovani incident was commander of rangers unit at one of Tbilisi-based military units, were injured in a shootout with police in Tbilisi outskirts.

According to the Interior Ministry, the three men were on their intending to leave Tbilisi with a minibus and to infiltrate into the Russian-occupied South Ossetia via the village of Tsinagari. The village is located in breakaway South Ossetia, south-east from Tskhinvali. It is few kilometers away from Georgia’s main east-west highway.
 
The Interior Ministry also said that the suspects carried firearms, USD 3,700 cash, four mobile phones and dozens of SIM cards.

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