Tbilisi gunfire as Georgia security forces mount siege

Tbilisi gunfire as Georgia security forces mount siege
 

Explosions and gunfire have broken out in the Georgian capital Tbilisi as counter-terrorism forces lay siege to a block of flats where suspected militants are holed up.
The security service said several members of a "terrorist group" had refused to surrender and were firing and lobbing grenades from inside.
One member of the security forces is reported to have been seriously hurt.
Some accounts say those trapped inside the building are foreigners.
Others say they come from the Pankisi Gorge, a Georgian region with a large ethnic Chechen population, some of whom have joined... read more

 
22 November 2017 in World News, Views: 47
Source: BBC
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