63 year-old resident of the village of Kirbali of the Tskhinvali region Giorgi Chkhikvadze were taken away by persons dressed in military uniforms to an unknown direction. This was reported by TV channel Maestro.
The village residents suppose that Chkhikvadze was taken by Russian military to the Ossetian-controlled territory as the village of Kirbali is the last village to the boundary that is controlled by the Georgian side.
According to relatives of Chkhikvadze the latter went to gather wood. People also said that there is no border mark in the woods.
It should be noted that number of residents of the Kirbali village detained since 2008 exceeds 30.