Shovi landslide: Minors among dead
Shovi landslide: Minors among dead

Georgian Defense Minister Juansher Burchuladze on Sunday said minors are among those who died as a result of a devastating landslide in western Shovi resort.

The death toll in the landslide-hit Shovi resort of the Oni Municipality rose to 18, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday.

As of now, eighteen people remain missing. Over 200 people have been moved to a safe area.

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili declared Monday, August 7, a Day of Mourning.

A deadly landslide struck the resort on August 3.