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5 killed in car accident in northeast Georgia


 

   TBILISI, July 28 -- Five people were killed and several others were injured in a car accident in the northeastern Georgian district of Tusheti on Saturday, the country's Ministry of Internal Affairs said.
   The ministry said that a minivan carrying 12 people, fell into the ravine in the mountainous Tusheti region of Georgia on Saturday, killing 5 and injuring several other passengers.
   According to the ministry, a helicopter of the country's Border Police was involved in the rescue operation.
   Authorities have launched an investigation into the cause of the accident.