Two Russian Tourists were Injured During the Shooting in Abkhazia
OREANDA-NEWS. Two tourists from Russia were injured as a result of the shooting at the Apsny restaurant located on the territory of the Samshitovaya Roscha boarding house in the Abkhazian town of Pitsunda. They are hospitalized. This was announced on Tuesday, June 15, by the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Abkhazia.
It is clarified that a conflict arose in the restaurant between a citizen of the republic and two Russians, during which the first shot his opponents with a pistol.
It is clarified that a conflict arose in the restaurant between a 43-year-old citizen of the republic and two 36-year-old Russians, during which the first shot his opponents with a pistol. One of the Russians will receive three gunshot wounds in the area of the left foot and knees of both legs, in the second - in the area of the left foot and knees of both legs.
The victims were taken to the central regional hospital of the city of Gagra, where they were provided with primary medical care, and then they were transported outside the territory of the Republic of Abkhazia to medical institutions in the Russian Federation.
At the same time, the shooter himself was also wounded by a splinter of a bullet, which hit him with a ricochet. The department noted that he had already been brought to justice more than once for various offenses.
The Russian Embassy in the republic noted that Russian tourists were taken from Abkhazia to Sochi, where they are in a hospital.