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Photos: Landslide in Dariali Gorge
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 21 Aug.'14 / 15:16


Damaged road close to the Kazbegi-Zemo Larsi border-crossing point with Russia, August 21. Photo: Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure (MRDI)

Landslide hit Dariali gorge, close to the Russian border, late on August 20 for the second time in last three months.

Two workers employed on construction of a hydro power plant are missing. Landslide damaged and cut the road linking Georgia with Russia, as well as the pipeline through which Russia supplies gas to Armenia via Georgia; Kazbegi-Zemo Larsi border crossing point with Russia has been flooded and its infrastructure damaged, according to the finance ministry.


Photo taken from a helicopter flying over the flooded Kazbegi-Zemo Larsi border-crossing point with Russia, August 21. Photo: MRDI


Dariali gorge, August 21. Photo: MRDI


Dariali gorge, August 21. Photo: MRDI


Landslide has also damaged a pipeline through which Russia supplies gas to Armenia via Georgia. Photo: MRDI


Dariali gorge, August 21. Photo: MRDI 

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