Georgian account of today’s events

Georgian government account of major developments on 10 August 2008
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi | 10 Aug 2008 @ 23:28

05:45 – A Russian jet entered Georgian airspace from Dagestan and dropped three bombs on a Tbilisi airplane factory.
07:00 – Georgian Government Forces withdrew from Tskhinvali.07:40 – Russian jets bombed the village of Urta in Zugdidi district.
08:45 – Ten Russian jets attacked Upper Abkhazia, one of which was downed by Georgian Government troops.
09:00 – The Government of Georgia reported 45 soldiers and 47 civilians had been killed.
15:00 – Russian airplanes bombed the village of Knolevi in the northern Kareli district.
15:10 – Russian troops and Abkhaz separatists launched a ground attack on upper Kodori Gorge.
16:10 – Russian aircraft bombed the only remaining bridge on the highway linking east and west Georgia, causing a fire on the bridge. The fire has been put out, and traffic restored.
16:05 – Gori was bombed by Russian planes.
17:30 – Georgia announced a ceasefire and said troops had been withdrawn from the conflict zone.
19:05 – Russian aircraft dropped a bomb on Tbilisi Civil Airport.
19:10 – TbilAviaMsheni aviation factory was bombed by Russian warplanes again.

By noon of 10 August there were 20-25,000 IDPs from the regions of Tskhinvali and Gori, as a result of Russian attacks. The number of IDPs is growing quickly.

Six thousand Russian troops entered Georgia through Roki tunnel overnight; as well as 90 tanks; 150 Armored Personnel Carriers and 250 artillery gunships.

Four thousand Russian troops landed at Ochamchire port in Abkhazia, from the Black Sea port of Sevastopol.

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