accidents in Caucasus

Russian couple that went missing in Armenia is found

Armenia's National Crisis Management Center received a report yesterday at 8:48pm that a group of tourists had gone missing on a Lori Province motorway leading to Trchkan Waterfall. Rescuers, along with police, found Russian …

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Belarus truck with diapers tips over in Armenia

This morning, a major accident occurred on the Noyemberyan-Ijevan highway in Armenia - the Belarusian  truck tipped over. An Iveco car carrying diapers tipped over in the Tavush region in northeast Armenia. As a result of the …

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Iranian plane skids off runway onto city road

A passenger plane has skidded off the runway and onto a road in the Iranian city of Mahshahr. The Caspian Airlines plane grounded in the middle of the road, with traffic banked up and pedestrians on either side. Emergency …

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Shooting in Yerevan: now at courthouse - media

Shooting has been recorded at the courthouse in Yerevan, according to shamshyan.com. The incident occurred on January 21, but was made public only today. Judge Tatevik Grigoryan appealed to the police department …

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Two injured in Yerevan car accident

Two people were injured as Honda and Opel Astra collided in Yerevan early on Sunday morning, News.am reports citing Shamshyan.com. Honda drifted into an opposite lane, crashed into an electric pole and collided with Nissan XTrail …

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Avalanche in Gudauri kills Russian tourist

A Russian tourist has been found dead in Georgia’s mountainous Gudauri resort, buried under an avalanche, the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs confirmed. The tourist went missing yesterday and a Georgian rescue team had been …

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Family dies from carbon monoxide poisoning in Armenia

A married couple and their children died from carbon monoxide poisoning in one of the apartments in the city of Alaverdi of Armenia’s Lori Province. The Investigative Committee of Armenia reported that the apartment was heated …

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Tragic incident occurs in Armenia’s Alaverdi

A tragic incident took place today in Lori Province of Armenia, News.am reports. Around 1:20pm, police received a call that the dead bodies of family members were found inside an apartment in Alaverdi town. Police and …

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Georgian firefighters extinguishing fire in Ateni gorge

A helicopter and about 200 firefighters will try to put out fire at the Georgian village of Ormotsi, Ateni Gorge. "Special equipment is being used and a helicopter to put out the fire. The number of firefighters will increase to …

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Wildfires reported at 10 locations in Georgia

Ten active fires have been reported around Georgia today, mostly on the lower layers of forests, the Georgian Emergency Management Service said. There is a very low threat of the fire spreading to settled areas, the service …

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