Brigades of the special situations` management agency and interior ministry officers have extinguished the fire, which broke out in the Vashlovani national park last night. Bushes and the woods in the park were in fire last night, burning down over ten hectares of territory. Fire brigades were sent to the disaster area from Tbilisi too. They say a winter farm of shepherds was also burnt down, but luckily no one was inside then. The helicopters of the ministry of defense were also controlling the situation this morning in order to eliminate fire at various points.
Locals of the village of Ghurta of Khulo district of Adjara Region are expected to hold a large-scale protest rally. They are urging government to investigate the incident which took place in the village on March 8, 2014.
Russian helicopters have violated Georgian airspace - several helicopters flew over the Georgian controlled territory from the occupied Tskhinvali Region yesterday and from the occupied Abkhazia today.