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Mission interrupted

Roaring Spring native evacuated from Georgia during political unrest

September 13, 2008
By Jimmy Mincin, jmincin@altoonamirror.com

On the morning of Aug. 5, skirmishes between the Eastern European country of Georgia and its breakaway region of South Ossetia escalated into a full-scale war. A massive Russian counterattack into Georgia followed, and five days of bloody fighting ensued before Russia enforced a preliminary cease-fire, ousting Georgian forces from the contested province.

 
 
 

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