12 die, 3 injure in road accident in Georgia's Dusheti

12 die, 3 injure in road accident in Georgia's Dusheti
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Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili has sent condolences to the families of those who have died in a tragic accident on the Shatili road in Dusheti municipality, APA reports citing Agenda.ge. 

Reportedly, the minibus that fell down a 80 meter rocky slope belonged to a tourist company. 12 out of its 19 passengers have died, three others have been badly injured, while the rest four are still missing. 

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The Georgian Interior Ministry has reported that 12 people have died and three others have been badly injured in a road accident close to the village of Biso, Dusheti municipality, APA reports citing Agenda.ge. 

The ministry said that the minibus fell down a 80 meter rocky slope from the Shatili road.

An investigation into the accident has been launched.

Faiq Mahmudov

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