Remains of seven Georgian civilians killed during 2008 war transferred from Tskhinvali

Remains of seven Georgian civilians killed during the 2008 Russian-Georgian war have been transferred from the occupied Tskhinvali region, - the State Security Service reports.

The remains are now being examined in the National Forensics Bureau and they will be transferred to their families after all necessary procedures are carried out.

"The remains were exhumed by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the village of Tamarasheni in the occupied Tskhinvali region in October 2017. The remains were examined and identified in an international laboratory in the city of Zagreb, Croatia», reads the statement of the State Security Service of Georgia.