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Georgia Says Police Injured By South Ossetian Gunfire


http://gdb.rferl.org/c902c231-00fd-41e2-9a0b-ec342ab074b8_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/c902c231-00fd-41e2-9a0b-ec342ab074b8_mw800_mh600.jpg A South Ossetian soldier (file photo) (AFP) October 10, 2006 -- Georgian officials have blamed the authorities in the separatist region of South Ossetia for a border incident in which two Georgian policemen were injured.


Tbilisi says that gunmen opened fire on Georgian police in a village that lies in the conflict zone within South Ossetia. Tbilisi said the incident was an act of provocation.


A spokeswoman for the separatist government said the police were injured in an explosion and that South Ossetians were not involved.


(Primenews, Rustavi 2, AP)

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