Unrest in Tbilisi. Screenshot from: https://1tv.ge/news/demonstrantebma-filarmoniis-win-manqana-amoatriales-da-dalewes/

21 June 2019, 10:49

Over 60 people suffered at Tbilisi riots

As a result of the dispersal of the protest action at the parliament building in Tbilisi, 30 protesters and 39 policemen were hospitalized with various traumas. Law enforcers detained activists, who resisted the police.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on June 20, in Tbilisi, protesters demanded resignation of the heads of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) and the State Security Service (SSS). They tried to break through the police cordon and enter the yard of the parliament, after which a mass brawl broke out of protesters with policemen, who used tear gas and rubber bullets. Beslan Kmuzov, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent, who attended the protest action, was hospitalized with a wound in his head.

As a result of the unrests, 30 protesters and 39 policemen received traumas, the "Sputnik-Georgia" wrote on June 21, citing David Sergeenko, an advisor to the Georgian Prime Minister.

After the use of special means, policemen began detaining activists, who resisted them, the "Sputnik-Georgia" has added.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on June 21, 2019 at 02:42 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Inna Kukudzhanova; Source: CK correspondent

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