Armed militia is patrolling in Tskhinvali in South Ossetia, the occupied region of Georgia. As tension is growing, Russia has deployed units of the internal troops in the region.
Russian news agencies reported skirmish between the opposing sides. Reportedly, local militia fired at the supporters of the winner candidate Ala Dzhioyeva, who were trying to enter the Central Election Commission. The skirmish caused panic in the crowd. Kokoity`s regime sent special units to secure the situation in the CEC.