War victim trapped in basement with son’s body + Georgia resumes shelling

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RussiaToday

Aug 9, 2008

A woman is trapped in the basement of her bombed-out house in Tskhinvali after Georgia launched a ferocious missile attack early on Friday. RT contacted Paisia Sytnik by phone. She told us the body of her dead 20-year-old son was beside her.

Georgia resumes shelling the South Ossetian capital

Aug 9, 2008

Just hours after Russian forces liberated the South Ossetian capital Tskhinvali, intense artillery fire has begun to shake the city. Russian troops are engaging Georgian artillery positions in the high ground beyond the city while atttempts to rescue civilians and military personnel trapped in the debris are under way.

Russian troops in Tskhinvali to help stop violence

Aug 8, 2008

Russian troops have entered Tskhinvali in a bid to stop further violence in the capital of Georgia’s breakaway republic of South Ossetia. Georgian forces are continuing efforts to take control of the city. South Ossetia claims more than 1,400 people have been killed in fighting. Refugees are flooding into southern Russia as thousands flee the conflict zone.

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