Georgian military fired on funeral procession

Georgian armed formations fired at a funeral procession in the Mugut village in the Znaur region of the Republic of South Ossetia [RSO].

The Ministry of the Interior informed an IA Res correspondent that there was a funeral for RSO law enforcement serviceman Anatoly Kabisov, killed during the firing on an RSO Ministry of Internal Affairs [MIA] post in the Velit village on the night of 1 to 2 August.

"The cemetery is located in direct vision from the illegal post at the Dvani village from where on 1 August Kabisov was killed by sniper fire.

"From this post also the funeral procession was fired upon yesterday. Because of these barbaric actions the bereaved family was obliged to bury the deceased in the yard of their house in Mugut Mindzaev informed.

[Source: State Committee on Information and Press of the Republic of South Ossetia, 04Aug08]

Tienda de Libros Radio Nizkor On-Line Donations

The Question of South Ossetia
small logoThis document has been published on 09Aug08 by the Equipo Nizkor and Derechos Human Rights. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.