terror bombs in Georgia

Bomb scare causes evacuation of Metekhi Bridge

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A false bomb alert caused a bridge close to a restaurant district in Tbilisi to be evacuated Wednesday afternoon. Passers-by noticed a suspicious suitcase on the sidewalk of Metekhi Bridge at around 6pm. Police sealed off the tourist destination, […]

More hoax bomb calls in Tbilisi, TV buildings evacuated

By | September 16th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The wave of bomb hoaxes continued in the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Monday morning, with first a call about a bomb in the parliament building in Kutaisi and in the building of Imedi TV. Both of the threats turned out to be hoaxes, but both buildings […]

TV studio in Georgia evacuated after bomb threat

By | September 16th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–On Sunday the TV studios of Rustavi 2 had to be evacuated because of a bomb threat. This is the fifth bomb threat in four days in Tbilisi. The live Sunday night show Post Scriptum was interrupted when the host, Davit Kikalishvili, said there was […]

Three bomb hoaxes in Tbilisi, TV studios, airport evacuated

By | September 13th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

The terminal building at Tbilisi international airport was emptied of people and flights delayed. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Thursday there were three more false bomb reports in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi. Two TV buildings and Tbilisi international airport were evacuated, but no bombs were found. A number of flights were postponed because of the evacuation of the airport. […]

Teenager arrested for parliament bomb scare

By | September 7th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–A 17-year old boy has been detained for being behind a bomb scare in the parliament building in Kutaisi, Georgia’s second largest city. The Interior Ministry said Saturday that the suspect yesterday at 20:40 called in to the 112 call center to report […]

Parliament evacuated after another bomb threat

By | September 7th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian parliament building in Kutaisi was evacuated Friday due to a bomb threat. Parliament Speaker Davit Usupashvili appealed to lawmakers to leave the building, despite the fact that a bomb threat earlier this year turned out to […]

One man detained for parliament bomb scare

By | July 27th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Police detained Omar, 71, on suspicion of being behind a false bomb threat at the parliament building in Kutaisi. Thursday parliament building was evacuated to allow law enforcers to conduct a bomb search. It later turned out that the report […]

Bomb threat in Georgia’s parliament

By | July 26th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Another problem was added to the list of mishaps that have afflicted the new parliament in Kutaisi, as there were reports of a bomb in the building. Davit Usupashvili, Speaker of Parliament, said that a stranger informed police that there was a bomb […]

Bomb suspect arrested in western Georgia

By | May 4th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgia’s Interior Ministry says one person has been arrested for smuggling explosive material to Zugdidi, after crossing the administrative border line with Georgia’s breakaway region Abkhazia. “Explosive material was seized by the Sappers Division […]