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The Prime Minister of Abkhazia died in an accident. The driver drove to the motorcade cars found drugs

The version of the attempt is not considered.

Gennady Gagulia. Photos Sputnik

In the evening of September 8, the motorcade of the 60-year-old head of the government of Abkhazia Gennady Gagulia got into an accident while traveling from Sochi airport. The accident occurred after the post of Musser in the vicinity of Gudauta.

The Prime Minister, who received a fracture of the base of the skull, died on the way to the hospital. The remaining two people, the driver and guard, were discharged after first aid.

Gagulia flew to Sochi after a visit with a delegation to Syria. According to theInterior Ministry of Abkhazia, the driver of the LADA car went to the oncoming lane and collided with the motorcade. The police did not find alcohol in his blood, but the test for drug use gave a positive result.

The driver, born in 1996, who lives in the Gudauta district, was detained. The version of the attempt or act of terrorism is not considered.

Sputnik agency published a video from the scene of the accident.

The prosecutor’s office opened a criminal case for “Violation of traffic rules in the state of drug intoxication, which caused the death of a person” (article 263 of the Criminal Code of Abkhazia).

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