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Shooting at protest rally Georgia, Tbilisi blocked
November 8, 2003
Civil Georgia News

Posted by HW on August 23, 2019

One wounded in Zugdidi rally
Reports say a group of armed men started shooting in the center of Zugdidi, western Georgian city, where Mikheil Saakashvili intended to hold a protest rally, Friday 6th of November. At least one woman is reported wounded.

Background unknown
Some reports say that the armed men were supporters of former Georgian President Zviad Gamsakhurdia.
While other reports say that the attackers were the members of the special-purpose unit of the Interior Ministry.

Police hinders protesters to enter Tbilisi
Reports say the interior troops and the police blocked all the entrances of the capital city Tbilisi this morning and stop all the buses en route to Tbilisi.

Rally scheduled for 3pm
The opposition says that the police hinder free movement of people who intend to join the protest rally scheduled at 3 pm on November 8.
The police also blocked all the large cities across Georgia and stop all the buses en route to Tbilisi.
 
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