Part of military vehicles leave territory of Bank of Georgia in Zugdidi
Part of military vehicles leave territory of Bank of Georgia in Zugdidi

One part of the military vehicles left the territory of Bank of Georgia in Zugdidi town of Samegrelo region where the assailant has kept hostages for the time being.

The journalist of Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) reported that crews of First Medical Aid and police remain at site. Minister of Internal Affairs Vakhtang Gomelauri is also in Zugdidi.

According to the unofficial information, 16 people remain kept as hostages in the building.

An armed man took 19 hostages at the branch office of Bank of Georgia in the center of Zugdidi town this afternoon. One part of the hostages left the building several hours ago.

Negotiations are ongoing for safe release of other hostages. Law enforcers are mobilized outside the bank.

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