South Ossetian capital comes under fire

For the past half-an-hour, the South Ossetian capital Tskhinvali has been the target of an artillery attack from the Georgian side.

The shelling of South Ossetian populated localities comes from the side of the Georgian settlements of Erkneti and Nikozi. Reports say seven people have been wounded.

Small arms, grenade launchers and mortars are used.

[Source: Itar Tass, Tskhinvali, 07Aug08]

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The Question of South Ossetia
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