At least fourteen people have been injured after the roof of a metro station collapsed in the Georgian capital. The suspended ceiling of the Varketili Metro Station in the east of Tbilisi collapsed at 10:30 on 30 January, according to the Tbilisi Transport Company. [Read more…]
With between 60–80 road deaths recorded every year, Abkhazia has one of the highest traffic-related mortality rates in the world. Repeated government promises year on year to tackle the problem have come to nothing, and the death toll continues to rise.
On 22 March, in Tbilisi, a mother and a daughter standing on the side of the road were hit by a car. The 11-year-old girl died on the spot, while her mother was taken to hospital in critical condition. [Read more…]