emergency situations in Caucasus

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Elderly man disappears on Sevan’s shore

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 …

Armenian citizen’s corpse found near Hrazdan Gorge

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 …

44 hospitalized in Tbilisi after being injured by pyrotechnics

44 hospitalized in Tbilisi after being injured by pyrotechnics

44 people have been hospitalized in Tbilisi due to being injured while using pyrotechnics at the New Year night, InterPressNews reports. As InterPressNews was told by the emergency medical service, 21 out of the hospitalized were …

Margvelashvili: Georgian society has become aggressive

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 …

Miss Georgia 2017 rescheduled due to fire

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 …

Policeman crashes in accident in Dagestan

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 …

Sleeping taxi driver dies in accident in Yerevan

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 …

Wildfire breaks out in Armenia’s Aragatsotn Province

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 …

Another wildfire rages in Armenia

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 …

Missing huntsmen found in Chegem district

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 …

Fire breaks out on 3 locations in eastern Georgia

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 …

Gas explosion injures people in Kislovodsk

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 …

Railway tunnel collapses in Georgia

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 …

Tourist saved on Mount Elbrus

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 …

Unknown ‘mined’  Rustavi 2

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 …

Tourist dies taking selfie in Georgia

Tourist dies taking selfie in Georgia

A tourist from Israel died as a result of an accident in Georgia: he tried to take a selfie, standing on the gas pipeline in the Truso gorge, but slipped and fell into the river. His body was discovered few hours later by rescuers three …

Man drowns in Armenia’s Lake Sevan

Man drowns in Armenia’s Lake Sevan

The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia received a report on Wednesday that a man was drowning in Lake Sevan, nearby Chkalovka village in Gegharkunik Province, and rescuers were needed, News.am reports. A special water …

Armenian truck catches fire on Military-Georgian road

Armenian truck catches fire on Military-Georgian road

An Armenian citizen’s truck burned on on the Military-Georgian road in the village of Kvesheti, the press service of the Georgian Interior Ministry reports. According to the available information, a trailer without cargo was …

Snow storm in Georgia

Snow storm in Georgia

Broken roofs of houses, fallen trees and damaged power lines - this is a result of a hurricane in Tbilisi and Rustavi   Recall,  that yesterday weather forecasters warned the population of the country about the …