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Local Governor Dies in Mine Blast
Gia Mebonia, a local governor of the Tsalenjikha district in Samegrelo region was killed when a land mine exploded in a village of Muzhava, the Georgian Interior Ministry reported on October 25.
The explosion took place when the governor along with the EU and OSCE monitors was inspecting the house of a local resident, which was shelled last night.
The owner of the house has also died in mine explosion, while a local policeman was severely injured, according to the same report.