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April 6, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Five mourners were killed and eight wounded when gunmen opened fire on a funeral procession for an opposition figure who took several U.N. personnel hostage in February and later released them. A police spokesman in Tbilisi, the capital, said there was no indication as to the identity or number of the attackers, who strafed the procession in the western town of Zugdidi with automatic weapons and also threw a grenade.
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April 6, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Five mourners were killed and eight wounded when gunmen opened fire on a funeral procession for an opposition figure who took several U.N. personnel hostage in February and later released them. A police spokesman in Tbilisi, the capital, said there was no indication as to the identity or number of the attackers, who strafed the procession in the western town of Zugdidi with automatic weapons and also threw a grenade.
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January 4, 1992 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Men in black masks opened fire with automatic weapons on supporters of President Zviad Gamsakhurdia on Friday, killing at least two unarmed people and wounding 25 others, as power in this violence-seared republic ebbed from the elected head of state to his foes. While Gamsakhurdia's enemies and allies continued to battle with Kalashnikov rifles, machine guns and T-54 tanks, the afternoon slayings here at a street demonstration were a new, terrible twist in the spiral of bloodshed.
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January 8, 1992 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Partisans of Georgia's ousted President Zviad Gamsakhurdia went on the offensive Tuesday, demolishing a television tower, trying to sabotage rail service and marching defiantly by the thousands through the capital until they were scattered by gunfire and smoke bombs.
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January 8, 1992 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Partisans of Georgia's ousted President Zviad Gamsakhurdia went on the offensive Tuesday, demolishing a television tower, trying to sabotage rail service and marching defiantly by the thousands through the capital until they were scattered by gunfire and smoke bombs.
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January 4, 1992 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Men in black masks opened fire with automatic weapons on supporters of President Zviad Gamsakhurdia on Friday, killing at least two unarmed people and wounding 25 others, as power in this violence-seared republic ebbed from the elected head of state to his foes. While Gamsakhurdia's enemies and allies continued to battle with Kalashnikov rifles, machine guns and T-54 tanks, the afternoon slayings here at a street demonstration were a new, terrible twist in the spiral of bloodshed.
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