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Russian soldier found dead at Georgian-South Ossetian border

2010-06-02 17:08

Corpse of a serviceman of Russian Armed Forces was found at the border of Georgia and South Ossetia.


The soldier was killed with a shot in a temple, but whether it was a murder or a suicide is still unknown.

According to Georgian mass media, the corpse was found yesterday evening in Karchokhi settlement.

The killed was registered in a Russian military unit, deployed not so far from the settlement - Kavkazski Uzel.

Zurab Pitskhelauri, the ex-head of the region, said "an armed confrontation between Russian military occurred near Balaani settlement" and in result one soldier was killed.

Pitskhelauri didn't know the reason of the confrontation, but mentioned that Russian military "have been fighting more and more frequently, and it come to armed confrontation."

It's unknown whether there were two different accidents.

Leningori region residents said Russian military are digging ditches not so far from the settlement, "presumably with the aim of military unit defense."


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