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A lightning strike caused a fire on the cable car, the fire was extinguished quickly, no one was hurt, except for the cable car itself

TBILISI, June 30 – Sputnik. Lightning struck the cable car on Mount Kokhtagora in the resort village of Bakuriani (Samtskhe-Javakheti region), Novosti-Georgia news agency reported, citing the Georgian Mountain Resorts Development Company.

The incident occurred at approximately 19:00 local time on June 29.

It was possible to liquidate the fire after a lightning strike quickly. Nobody was hurt as a result of the accident.

The cable car was installed by an Austrian company. In order to calculate the damage caused by lightning, company representatives must come to Georgia and familiarize themselves with the situation on the spot. Austrian specialists are already informed about the incident.

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