30 Dec '12, 7pm

Body of missing Georgian soldier found in southern Afghanistan - appears to have been tortured by the Taliban

The body of a Georgian soldier who had been missing since Dec. 18 was discovered yesterday by Afghan police in the restive Musa Qala district of Helmand province. The Georgian Defense Ministry confirmed that the body of Sergeant Giorgi Kikadze had been found on Saturday. The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) also acknowledged the development in a press statement : The body of the Georgian soldier who was reported missing Dec. 18 was found by members of the Afghan police yesterday in southern Afghanistan. The police recovered the body and turned him over to members of the International Security Assistance Force. The circumstances of the soldier's capture and death are under investigation. For further information, contact the Georgian Ministry of Defense. Police found Kikadze's body Saturday afternoon in an empty compound south of the town of Musa Qala, district...

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