Martial law in Georgia

August 9th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS  

Tbilisi (Georgia), Aug 9 (DPA) Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili Saturday declared martial law in Georgia in the wake of escalation of the conflict in South Ossetia. Saakashvili made the announcement after a decision taken at a meeting of the country’s national security council.

Further details were not immediately available.

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