28 November 2020,   21:36
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43 hostages have been released and transferred to a safe area by the police - statement of the MIA

Ministry of Internal Affairs would like to provide the public with additional information regarding the incident that took place in Zugdidi.


“We would like to inform society that operative and investigative activities have not been completed at the site yet and are actively in progress.


Once again, the Agency calls on everyone to refrain from disseminating unverified information that might hinder the ongoing operation.
Ministry of Internal Affairs will release further information regarding the fact later.


At this moment, 43 people taken as hostages by an armed assailant in the bank building have been released and transferred to a safe area by the police. At the place of crime investigative measures are underway”, - reads the statement.

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