Defence Forces Added Extra Control Mechanisms at Check Points near the Quarantine Zone
25 March 2020

Members of the Georgian Defence Forces installed the additional control mechanisms on the check points near the quarantine zone at the entrances of Bolnisi and Marneuli. In order to strengthen the security measures, surveillance video cameras were installed near the check points that will send direct signal to the command center of the East Command and enable the personnel to monitor the check points in live regime. Georgian soldiers also added barbwires along the perimeter and strengthened the control of surrounding territory. Late at night East Command installed the night lighting system on all five check points and placed reinforced concrete barriers on the road.

Georgian Defence Forces have been involved in the preventive measures against the spread of the coronavirus since the very first day of declaring quarantine zone in Bolnisi and Marneuli. In coordination with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and State Security Service, Defense Forces control quarantine zone in emergency regime.

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