In Tbilisi, Georgia, armed men took hostages in an office building. The premises of the microfinance organization NBC on Tsereteli Avenue have been blocked. It is reported by “Vestnik Kavkaza“.
According to the Telegram channel bbbreaking, there were five attackers, the invaders had a grenade.
The police are conducting a special operation, the area near the office is cordoned off. The head of the patrol police arrived at the scene. According to the latest information, the invaders agreed to release two hostages.
The Georgian Interior Ministry has confirmed the information about the seizure of the building on Tsereteli Avenue, but they believe that the invader acted alone. An investigation has begun on robbery and illegal possession of firearms. The head of the patrol police department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Vazha Siradze, specified that 9 people were taken hostage.
One of the hostages managed to secretly film what was happening in the office.
Let us remind you that a month ago the hostages were seized in the branch of the Bank of Georgia in the city of Zugdidi. The man held 43 people in the bank.