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Georgian Police Arrest Suspects In Shooting Near Armenian Border

  • RFE/RL's Georgian Service

TBILISI -- Georgian authorities have arrested six men suspected in a deadly shooting at a checkpoint along the Georgian-Armenian border.

The incident took place at the Sadakhlo checkpoint overnight.

Georgia's Interior Ministry said on November 26 that the suspects, traveling in two cars, opened fire inside Georgia at a car with three Georgian nationals as it headed toward the border checkpoint.

All three of the car's occupants were wounded and two of them died later at Marneuli hospital.

The six suspected attackers have been arrested.

No other details have been released so far.

An investigation is under way.
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