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From the Scene: Russia's Bombing of Gori


Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "At 10 a.m., the bombing of Gori resumed. The first bomb fell close to an apartment block under construction near the stadium. The second bomb fell near the entrance to the city."
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Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "At 10 a.m., the bombing of Gori resumed. The first bomb fell close to an apartment block under construction near the stadium. The second bomb fell near the entrance to the city."

Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "My colleagues from Ajara TV and Radio Imedi and I took a car to the entrance of the city. Close to the artillery base (located near the city limits), we saw a dreadful sight."
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Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "My colleagues from Ajara TV and Radio Imedi and I took a car to the entrance of the city. Close to the artillery base (located near the city limits), we saw a dreadful sight."

Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "Apart from the base itself, two apartment blocks were on fire. The yard was full of bodies. There was nobody there besides us, and as we started to film we heard terrible screams from the buildings. At just this moment, one of the buildings was hit again and we ran to the cellar [for shelter]."
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Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "Apart from the base itself, two apartment blocks were on fire. The yard was full of bodies. There was nobody there besides us, and as we started to film we heard terrible screams from the buildings. At just this moment, one of the buildings was hit again and we ran to the cellar [for shelter]."

Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "When we emerged, the scene was even worse. There were more [dead] people lying on the ground."
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Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "When we emerged, the scene was even worse. There were more [dead] people lying on the ground."

Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "Emergency vehicles and fire trucks arrived on the scene, and bombs fell on other apartment blocks in the area, but as far as I know there were no casualties there, because after the first bombs hit people there ran to the cellars for shelter."
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Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "Emergency vehicles and fire trucks arrived on the scene, and bombs fell on other apartment blocks in the area, but as far as I know there were no casualties there, because after the first bombs hit people there ran to the cellars for shelter."

Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "According to our count, several dozens were killed -- mostly women and among them a lot of elderly women."
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Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "According to our count, several dozens were killed -- mostly women and among them a lot of elderly women."

Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "As far as journalists are concerned, we received information that several groups of foreign journalists are trapped in the theater of conflict."
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Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "As far as journalists are concerned, we received information that several groups of foreign journalists are trapped in the theater of conflict."

Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "You can probably hear the emergency vehicles passing by, which are carrying wounded to Tbilisi because Gori's hospital is already full."
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Koba Liklikadze, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Georgian Service, reporting from the Georgian city of Gori on August 9 - "You can probably hear the emergency vehicles passing by, which are carrying wounded to Tbilisi because Gori's hospital is already full."

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