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Body of Georgian priest from Norman Atlantic arrives in Tbilisi

By | January 20th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian president on Monday posthumously honored priest Ilia Kartozia, 27, for his bravery rescuing people in the Norman Atlantic ferry disaster. The fire on Norman Atlantic started on December 28. There were eight Georgians aboard, all of whom […]

Georgian priest who died in ferry disaster praised for heroic rescue effort

By | January 4th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Photo by Italian Navy.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A witness has told how a Georgian priest helped save people before he himself perished in the Norman Atlantic disaster. Father Ilia Kartozia reinforced other passengers’ confidence, which aided in the evacuation of the doomed ferry, Irakli, a Georgian survivor, […]

Georgian priest among dead in Norman Atlantic fire

By | December 30th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Photo by Italian Navy.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A Georgian priest is among those who died after the ferry Norman Atlantic caught fire in the Adriatic Sea on Sunday. A spokesperson for Georgia’s Foreign Ministry said a few minutes ago that the body of priest Ilia Kartozia has been found. […]

Eight Georgians among passangers of ferry that caught fire in Adriatic Sea

By | December 29th, 2014|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

(Photo by Italian Navy.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A ferry which caught fire on December 28 in the Adriatic Sea, was carrying eight Georgian citizens. According to Italian media there were 478 people on the ferry, including the crew. At least eight people have been killed in the fire aboard MS Norman Atlantic […]