emergency situations in Caucasus

Mourning day to be observed in Georgia tomorrow

According to the government's decision, 6 April 2018 was declared a mourning day in Georgia due to the Tkibuli accident, where a ceiling collapsed as a result of the deformation of walls in one of the tunnels, InterPressNews reports. …

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Сhild dies in gas explosion in Chechnya

Today, a gas explosion took place in a private building in the Chechen village of Germenchuk. A child died as a result of the accident. At the time of the explosion, there were three people in the house- the child was killed …

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Avalanche warning issued in Dagestan and Ingushetia

The Southern Regional Center of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia has issued a warning in connection with the increased danger of avalanches in the mountains of the North Caucasus. According to the Ministry of Emergencies, the …

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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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Elderly man disappears on Sevan’s shore

An elderly man disappeared in a recreation area of the Sevan peninsula in the Gegharkunik region, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia reported. The corresponding call was received today at 08:47 local time. Two operational …

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Armenian citizen’s corpse found near Hrazdan Gorge

A 33-year-old Yerevan resident, whose name is not specified, was found dead this morning in one of the capital's hotels near Hrazdan Gorge. As Novosti Armenia reports, the hotel workers found a corpse, called an ambulance, and the …

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Margvelashvili: Georgian society has become aggressive

Georgian President Georgi Margvelashvili said that Georgian society has recently become aggressive. The comment was made after a case of stabbing between schoolchildren. "Unfortunately, we turned out to be very aggressive and …

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Miss Georgia 2017 rescheduled due to fire

A fire at a luxury hotel in the Georgian Black Sea resort city of Batumi left 11 people dead and 21 others hurt, officials said Saturday, ABC News reports. The fire erupted late Friday evening at the Leograd hotel where …

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Policeman crashes in accident in Dagestan

A police officer died in a car crash in Dagestan, a spokesman for the republic's Ministry of Internal Affairs reported. The accident occurred in the Kumtorkalinsky district of the republic. It is reported that the …

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Sleeping taxi driver dies in accident in Yerevan

Yesterday, a person died in a car accident, the media report. About 02:30 local time, a 27-year-old resident of Ashotsk village of the Shirak district, Arthur Baghramyan, driving a BMW car, flew into the oncoming lane and crashed into a …

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Wildfire breaks out in Armenia’s Aragatsotn Province

A forest fire has devastated large parts of Armenia’s Aragatsotn Province, affecting up to 100 hectares of land. The fire started on 3 September near the village of Byurakan, 35 kilometres from the capital Yerevan. It was …

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Another wildfire rages in Armenia

Hundreds of firefighters, forestry workers, and civilians battled a massive wildfire in central Armenia for the fourth consecutive day on September 6, Asbarez reports. The fire raged in a partly wooded area near Byurakan, a village 35 …

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Missing huntsmen found in Chegem district

Two missing huntsmen were found in Kabardino-Balkaria. A relevant message was posted on the website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the region. The search and rescue work carried out in the Chegem district was completed at …

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Fire breaks out on 3 locations in eastern Georgia

  A fire has broken out on the Kokhta mountain in Georgia’s eastern region of Kakheti today, Agenda.ge reports. Two Iranian helicopters will assist the Georgia Emergency Service to extinguish the fire. According to …

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Gas explosion injures people in Kislovodsk

Today, gas exploded in one of the private houses in Kislovodsk. The relevant information is posted on the website of the Main Department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations for the Stavropol Territory  A fire started as a …

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Railway tunnel collapses in Georgia

Two workers were injured as a result of the collapse of a part of the railway tunnel under construction near the village of Aneula in Kharagauli district, the local media reported. The workers were hospitalized. One of the injured was …

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Tourist saved on Mount Elbrus

The previous night could became the last for an unregistered tourist - he felt bad climbing Elbrus, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation in Kabardino-Balkaria reported. The emergency …

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Unknown ‘mined’  Rustavi 2

A telephone terrorist reported that the building of the rating opposition TV company Rustavi 2 was mined. Police, firefighters and ambulance arrived on the scene. However, it soon became clear that the alarm turned out to be …

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