accidents in Caucasus

8 injured in Armenia car accident

Eight people were injured in a car accident on Yerevan-Vanadzor road on Wednesday, News.am reported citing Shamshyan. The injured, including children, were taken to hospital. The police are clarifying the identity of drivers …

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Explosion shakes Yerevan residential house

A powerful explosion hit an apartment block N10 in Yerevan's Vratsakan Street this morning at 05:11am local time, the country’s Ministry of Emergency Situations said. The blast happened on the first floor. It destroyed a …

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Major fire breaks out in central Tbilisi

A fire that broke out in a state-owned building in the central district of Aghmashenebeli in Tbilisi late at night has been localised, the local governor Zurab Chikviladze said. According to him, the building was empty …

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Fuel tanker explodes in Kakheti

In Kakheti, a fuel tanker of one of the oil companies operating on the Georgian market exploded while on the road, the local media report. The accident occurred on a highway to Telvai running through the gorge of Gombori. The …

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Two people found dead inside Yerevan garage

Bodies of a man and a women were found in Yerevan, the Armenian police said. At around 12։30am, the police received a call informing that there were dead bodies inside a car in a garage.  The police officers and …

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Fire at Baku plant extinguished

The fire that broke out in the Radiogurashdirma plant in Baku has been extinguished, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations said. No information on casualties has been received. There was no threat for the areas surrounding …

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Ukrainian plane makes crash landing in Tbilisi

A Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) passenger plane flying from Kiev made a crash landing at Tbilisi’s Shota Rustaveli international airport yesterday after a failure of its breaking system, Georgia’s Public Television said. …

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Fatal car accident on Yerevan-Gyumri highway

An Armenia man was killed in a car accident on Yervean-Gyumri highway early on Saturday morning, News.am reports. The vehicle went off the road and crashed into a concrete barrier. The driver died at the scene. …

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Number of injured in Tbilisi metro increases to 14

The number of injured in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi this morning as the ceiling caved in at Varketili metro station increased to fourteen people, Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze said. According to the mayor, the …

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6 people killed in car crash in Georgia

6 people have died as a result of a collision of a truck and a car at Rikoti Tunnel. The road accident occurred last night, InterPressNews reports.  According to the current reports, five people died on the ground and one of them …

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Armenia registers 10% increase in car accidents

The number of road accidents last year in Armenia increased  by 10.4% up to 3,535, the Emergency Situations Ministry official Hovhannes Khangeldyan said. According to him, 279 people were killed and …

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Armenia road accident kills 2 persons

A tragic road accident has taken place Thursday, in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia, News.am reports. According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, it received a  report at 1:15pm that a truck had crashed into stones, on …

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Tunnel explosion in Georgia injures 3 people

An explosion has occurred in a railway tunnel near the Bezatubani village in Georgia's Haragauli, injuring 3 people. The injured tunnel workers have been hospitalized, APA reported. Several days ago, the people working in …

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