missing military divers Gonio – August 2016

Funeral service held on the Black Sea for missing military divers

By | September 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Ministry of Defense.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A funeral service was held Thursday for two Georgian military divers who disappeared during an exercise in the Black Sea more than two weeks ago. The funeral service was held at the location where the soldiers were last seen during a training course on August 16 […]

Georgia halts military exercises at sea following fatal diving accident

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

Defense Minister Levan Izoria. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia is halting exercises at sea as there are no certified instructors, Defense Minister Levan Izoria said Wednesday. A search for two military divers who went missing during an exercise was called off yesterday. The soldiers went missing […]

Georgia and Turkey call off search for two missing military divers

By | August 31st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–After eleven days, the search operation for two missing soldiers has been called off in Gonio on Georgia’s Black Sea coast. The two are believed to have drowned on August 16 during a military exercise. […]

Death of military divers may lead to criminal charges: Defense minister

By | August 24th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s defense minister says a crime may have been committed when two soldiers disappeared while diving off the Black Sea coast eight days ago. Their bodies have still not been found. Levan Izoria said Tuesday that there are possible […]

Military spox claims safety rules not violated when two divers drowned

By | August 17th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

President Margvelashvili talked with family members of the missing soldiers. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Defense Ministry claims safety regulations were not violated when two Georgian soldiers went missing Tuesday during a military exercise at sea, off the Black Sea coast. Two soldiers never made it up to the surface during a course in combat diving. […]

Two military divers missing off Georgia’s Black Sea coast

By | August 17th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(1tv.ge) TBILISI, DFWatch–Two Georgian soldiers are missing after diving off the Black Sea coast of Georgia during a military drill. The Defense Ministry said the two failed to resurface near Gonio in southwest Georgia near the border with Turkey. A search was immediately launched […]