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Man Dies After Drinking From Explosive Shell

From Caucasus Press:

One man was killed and six were injured in a projectile explosion in the village of Kumburi of Vani district.

The accident took place in David Julakidze’s family. The 39-year-old man tried to drink wine from a "special dish" and used for this the projectile, which he brought along from a military unit, where he had served.

The projectile exploded, killing him on the spot and wounding his six guests and family members. One of them was urgently operated and his condition still remains very serious.

Investigation is being conducted by Kutaisi Prosecutor’s Office.

-- Luke Allnutt

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