Day of Mourning in Georgia - National flags have been lowered
Day of Mourning in Georgia - National flags have been lowered

Georgia is mourning the victims of Tkibuli mine tragic incident. Georgian national flags have been lowered at the buildings of Parliament in Kutaisi and Tbilisi.

According to the decision of Georgia’s Prime Minister, July 16 has been declared as mourning day, because of the tragedy that occurred in Tkibuli mine, Imereti region.

4 people died and 6 were injured as a result of an accident that occurred today morning.

An investigation has been launched under the second part of the Article #240 of Criminal Code of Georgia, pertaining to the violation of safety rules. All mines in Tkibuli will be sealed until the end of the investigation.

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