An armed man attacked the Bank of Georgia branch office near the Avlabar subway station in downtown Tbilisi. Reportedly, he keeps several persons as hostages.
The subway station is closed. The population is evacuated from the nearby territory. Law enforcers and Emergency services are present at the site. The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has not yet officially reported about the fact.
Numerous law enforcers are mobilized on the spot.
How many people have been taken hostage is still unknown. Neither the Ministry of Internal Affairs nor the Bank of Georgia has made any comment on the above.