Deadly Blast Hits Georgian City


TBILISI, FEBRUARY 1, ARMENPRESS: A powerful car bomb exploded
Tuesday outside a police station in Georgia, killing at least five
people and wounding several others.

The blast occurred near a regional police headquarters in the
townof Gori, about 100 kilometers west of the capital Tbilisi and the
closest regional center to the breakaway South Ossetia region.

The force of the explosion badly damaged about 10 cars near the one
that exploded and also damaged the police building, the ministry
said. A ministry spokesman Guram Donadze said it was a terrorist
act. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.