Abkhazia: Premier Injured in Attack
The Premier of Abkhazia was injured as assailants fired a grenade launcher at the car carrying the Premier. This attack seems to constitute the fourth assassination attempt in two years time.
Below is an article written by the Associated Press and published by the International Herald Tribune:
Assailants fired a grenade launcher at the car carrying the prime minister of
The incident was the fourth apparent attempt on Alexander Ankvab's life since he took office two years ago.
A grenade hit the trunk of Ankvab's car as he was en route to
He said Ankvab had shrapnel wounds in his back and was shaken up by the blast, but that nobody was seriously injured in the attack.
The region's top prosecutor, Safarbei Mikanba, said investigators had found a getaway car and identified its owner.
Abkhazia, a small, lush province on the