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Three detained over Georgian military base blast

Georgia Materials 12 January 2011 00:01
Police have detained three officials over an explosion that killed three servicemen at a military training center near the Georgian capital of Tbilisi on Tuesday, local TV reported.
Three detained over Georgian military base blast

Police have detained three officials over an explosion that killed three servicemen at a military training center near the Georgian capital of Tbilisi on Tuesday, local TV reported.

Another 13 people were injured in the explosion of a 120-millimeter mortar shell at the Krtsanisi Training Center. A technical error is believed to have triggered the incident, RİA Novosti reported.

A supervisor and two colonels responsible for safety rules were detained.

An investigation is underway.

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