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Tbilisi civilian airport hit in Russian air strike

Tbilisi international airport was hit in a Russian air strike , hours before the scheduled arrival of French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner, a Georgian interior ministry official said.

world Updated: Aug 10, 2008 22:02 IST

Tbilisi international airport was hit in a Russian air strike on Sunday, hours before the scheduled arrival of French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner, a Reuters witness and the Georgian interior ministry said.

The airport was hit 200 metres from the runway. In the same air raid, Russian jets bombed a nearby military airport and construction plant.

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