Police water cannons, special task force mobilized near Birkiani village

Police water cannons and special task force are mobilized at the entrance of the village of Duisi in the Pankisi Gorge.

Village Birkiani, where locals clashed with police officers in protest of construction of Hydro Power Plant, is located 8 km away from Duisi village.

The situation is relatively calm now, but locals have set up tents nearby the construction site.