accidents in Caucasus

Truck collides with passenger bus in Baku

As a result of a serious accident on the Baku-airport highway, according to preliminary information, five people died and 21 people (11 men and 10 women) were hospitalized with various injuries, the Baku city ambulance and emergency medical …

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Ceiling collapses in Batumi children’s hospital ward

A suspended ceiling has collapsed in a ward of the Iashvili Batumi Maternal and Child Central Hospital in the Black Sea coastal city of Batumi.  Four children were in the ward at night when the incident happened but nobody was …

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One injured in explosion in Tbilisi residential building

One individual has received light injuries after an explosion in a residential building in Tbilisi, in the third micro district of Varketili earlier today. The explosion happened on the sixth floor of a nine-storey residential building, …

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One-year-old child injured in road accident in Armenia

Four adults and a child were injured in a car accident on the Sevan-Getap road, Armenian media reported. This morning a Mercedes driven by a 25-year-old resident of Yerevan and a Nissan driven by a 34-year-old resident of Hrazdan …

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Lightning strike kills more than 500 sheep in Georgia

Around 550 sheep were killed during a lightning strike on Mount Abul in the Ninotsminda region in southern Georgia on August 9. Deputy Mayor of Ninotsminda Artavaz Tonoiani says that there were about 1,500 sheep on the pasture which is …

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Azerbaijani soldier killed in Nagorno-Karabakh

The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry announced the death of a serviceman of the Azerbaijani army. Shamil Aslanov died as a result of a gross violation of the rules for handling weapons. An investigation is underway into the death of the …

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Armenian military cross into territory of Azerbaijan

 Azerbaijan's Defence Ministry on Wednesday said around 40 Armenian military personnel had crossed into Azerbaijani territory on Tuesday evening and were forced to retreat. According to the ministry, Azerbaijan has expelled …

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