Man ‘blows him­self up’ in Ge­or­gia break­away re­gion

Kuwait Times - - INTERNATIONAL -

MOSCOW: An uniden­ti­fied man yes­ter­day blew him­self up at the state-owned TV cen­tre in Abk­hazia, a tiny Rus­sian­backed break­away re­gion of Ge­or­gia, lo­cal of­fi­cials said. “A man blew him­self up on the ter­ri­tory of the TV cen­tre. It was ob­vi­ously clear that he had a bomb,” Rus­sian news agency RIA Novosti quoted Abk­haz in­te­rior min­is­ter As­lan Kobakhiya as say­ing. In­ter­fax news wire re­ported that the blast oc­curred at the en­trance to the TV sta­tion’s head­quar­ters in the Abk­haz cap­i­tal Sukhumi. It cited the sep­a­ratist re­gion’s emer­gency ser­vices min­istry as say­ing the “corpse of a bearded man” was found at the scene.

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