12 August 2017, 14:59

Ten houses to be demolished after explosions in Abkhazia

Builders are repairing the houses damaged by the explosions; the restoration of destroyed houses will begin in the near future, said Anzor Sakaniya, the head of the village of Primorskoe. According to the Ministry of Public Health of Abkhazia, all the victims of the explosions have been discharged from the republic's hospitals.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on August 2 and 3, explosions that occurred in the ammunition depot of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Abkhazia located near the village of Primorskoe in the Gudauta District, two female residents of Saint Petersburg were killed, and 64 other people were wounded.

"Now, they replace windows and doors in dwelling houses; works are underway in the apartment block," Mr Sakaniya said on August 11, adding that first of all works are performed in the houses, which are subject to restoration.

Svetlana Gunba, a local resident, said that her house was about 300 meters off the military base. When the first explosion occurred, the woman was at home with her son. Realizing that their lives are in danger, they went to their neighbours. In the first days, mines and shells were in their house and on the land plot. She did not apply to the administration for the provision of new housing, "because soon a new house will be built."

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

Author: Dmitry Stateynov; Source: CK correspondent

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