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EU monitors came under fire at the Abkhazian border

2008-11-17 11:59

EU monitors came under fire at the Abkhazian border. The incident occurred yesterday, during their investigation of a Georgian policeman death, killed on Saturday, on November, 15th. No casualties in the skirmish.


According to RosBalt, the EU mission requests investigation of this incident from Abkhazian authorities.

«Bullets whizzed very close to the EU officers», - written in the special communiqué of the EUMM. Such incidents are absolutely «inadmissible», as monitors work without weapons, is mentioned in the document.

Now it is investigated, whether the fire was aiming and deliberate.

Let us remind that the EUMM has worked in Georgia since October, 1st. The group includes 225 people.

Abkhazia refused to allow EU monitors to the territory of the republic.


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