About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 16:56 - 29 Apr.'16
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Georgian Soldier Succumbs to Injuries Suffered in Afghanistan
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 30 Jul.'12 / 20:41

A Georgian soldier has died in a military hospital in the town of Gori six months after being badly injured in Afghanistan, the Georgian Ministry of Defense said on July 28.

The latest death brings to seventeen the total number of Georgian soldiers killed in Afghanistan since joining the NATO-led operation in November, 2009.

Corporal Givi Pantsuala was wounded as a result of mortar shell explosion in January, 2012 and was undergoing treatment in the U.S. military hospital in Germany before he was transferred to Gori military hospital in early March, according to MoD.

MoD’s statement does not provide other details, but the Georgian media sources reported that Corporal Pantsuala sustained injuries in the same incident in which Corporal Shalva Pailodze from the 31st infantry battalion of the third brigade was killed in early January in the Helmand province.

Latest News
29 Apr.'16 16:56
Opera Singer and His Potential Political Party in IRI-Commissioned Poll
Burchuladze’s movement was not too far behind from GDDG and UNM in a poll fielded in March.
28 Apr.'16 18:42
Geostat Releases Final Results of 2014 Census
Final results also include data on ethnicity and religious beliefs of country’s 3.71 million people.
28 Apr.'16 14:26
Five Men, Suspected of Trying to Sell Uranium, Arrested
The State Security Service said suspects were trying to sell 1.6kg of radioactive material for $3mln.
28 Apr.'16 11:49
Q1’16 GDP Growth 2.3% - Preliminary Data
Real GDP grew 3.4% y/y in March, after 0.8% and 2.6% growth in January and February, respectively.
27 Apr.'16 20:01
Bill Allowing PM to Run for MP Without Quitting Cabinet Post Passed in First Reading
Parliament passed amendment to the election code with 77 votes to 21 on Wednesday.
27 Apr.'16 15:27
Central Bank Cuts Key Rate to 7.5%
NBG said it plans to gradually reduce key rate to “neutral” level of 5-6% in a mid-term period.
26 Apr.'16 23:13
Georgian PM Meets U.S. Vice President
The Vice President reaffirmed U.S. support to Georgia, the White House said.
26 Apr.'16 21:57
Usupashvili Speaks of ‘Three Small Problems’ on EU Visa Liberalisation Path
EPP group’s vice-chair said visa-free should be granted only after Georgia frees “political prisoners.”
26 Apr.'16 14:55
Georgia’s Parliament Speaker Visits Brussels
Usupashvili will meet European Parliament President, EU foreign policy chief.
25 Apr.'16 17:58
Parliament to Debate Rival Constitutional Bills on Electoral System Reform
Parliament is expected to discuss two rival bills at a session this week.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2016, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
42