Soldier, three gunmen killed in Tbilisi 'anti-terrorism' raid

The government says that the three fighters killed in a nearly 20-hour 'anti-terrorism' operation in the Georgian capital were not citizens of Georgia.


    Three gunmen and a police officer have been killed during a security operation in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia.

    Shooting broke out late on Tuesday and lasted for almost 20 hours.

    Georgia's state security agency said the armed men were not Georgian citizens.

    One theory is that they may have been a cell from the restive North Caucasus.

    Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports from Tbilisi, Georgia.


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