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Russian military chief in Georgia lightly wounded in bomb blast

The commander of Russian forces in the southern Caucausus was lightly wounded in a bomb blast in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, Georgia’s interior ministry said. General Alexander Studenikin survived unhurt when a bomb exploded near an apartment block housing Russian military in the city centre as he was walking home, a ministry official told AFP. Georgian television reported that Studenikin was hospitalized with light wounds. “The commander was able to get to the hospital by himself and had his hurts attended to,” Igor Konashenkov, spokesman for Russia’s North Caucasus military district, said as quoted by the Interfax news agency, adding that “preliminary information indicates that it was mere hooliganism”. Full Story

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