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'Russia bombs military airfield near Tbilisi'

Russian planes on Sunday attacked the runway of a military airfield near Tbilisi international airport, a senior Georgian official told AFP.

world Updated: Aug 10, 2008 08:39 IST

Russian planes on Sunday attacked the runway of a military airfield near Tbilisi international airport, a senior Georgian official told AFP.

"Russian planes dropped several bombs on a military airfield not far from Tbilisi International Airport," the secretary of Georgia's national security council, Alexander Lomaia, told AFP.

"There were no planes there, their task was to damage the runway," he added.