accidents in Caucasus

Bomb in Yerevan 'Silachi' hotel not found

No bomb was found in the 'Silachi' hotel in Yerevan, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations said. Earlier it was reported that an unknown person called the 911 service, threatening to place a bomb in the …

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No bomb found in Armenia parliament building

The alarm about a bomb being placed at Armenia's Government Building No.3 has proved to be a hoax, press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia said. As reported earlier, a person had called the 911 emergency …

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Georgia's Adjara and Samegrelo regions flooded

Heavy rain has caused flooding in Georgia’s western Adjara and Samegrelo regions today.  Dozens of houses have been flooded in the coastal town of Batumi, with several residents using surfboards on the streets to move. …

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Military officer dies in car accident in Armenia

A 32-year-old driver has died in a tragic road accident in Armenia’s Lori Province this morning. At around 7:50am, a car went off road on the Spitak-Yerevan motorway, crashed into the roadside barrier, and ended up in the …

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Man found dead after going missing in Armenia forest

A person, who had gone missing in Armenia’s Lori Province, has been found dead. The Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations received a report on August 7 at 20:19 local time, informing that a Yerevan resident (born in 1990) had …

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Toyota crashes into parked car in Yerevan

A major road accident has taken place yesterday evening in Yerevan, according to Armenian media reports. At around 10pm, a Toyota Altezza crashed into a Nissan Tiida that was legally parked on a road, As a result, the Nissan turned to …

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Glacier partially collapses in Svaneti

Part of the Lekhziri Glacier has collapsed in Georgia's Svaneti today.  Specialists of the National Environmental Agency have been mobilised to study the situation and find the reason behind the incident. "Most …

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Hit-and-run victim dies in Armenia’s Abovyan

A fatal hit-and-run has occurred yesterday evening in Armenia’s Kotayk Province, Armenian media reported. At around 9pm, a car hit a pedestrian in Abovyan town, but the driver of this vehicle left the car and fled the scene. …

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Car crashes into iron gate in Armenia, driver dead

One person has died in a tragic road accident in Armenia’s Armavir Province, three persons were injured. At around 2։50am today, a car went off road on the Dalarik-Myasnikyan motorway, crashed into an iron gate, broke it, moved …

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Fire in Yerevan’s garbage dump being put out

The Armenian emergency ministry’s rescuers resumed fighting fire in a garbage dump in Hakhtanak area of Yerevan, the press office of the emergency ministry said. Ten firefighter crews, 48 rescuers and ten water carriers are on the …

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Blast occurs at Yerevan glass workshop

Three people were injured after an explosion at a glass workshop in Yerevan, the press office of the Armenian emergency service reported. The 911 emergency hotline received a call at 10:28am local time, informing that a blast …

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Georgia mourns victims of Tkibuli mine accident

Georgia's Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said that mourning was declared in Georgia on July 16 due to the tragedy in Mindeli coal mine earlier this morning. "I express my wholehearted condolences to the …

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Four mine workers died in Georgia

Four miners have died and six have received heavy injuries as a result of a methane explosion in Mindeli coal mine in Tkibuli this morning. The MIA suggested the methane explosion caused a deformation in the walls inside the mine …

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