Abkhazian vice president Alexander Ankvab was injured when his house came under grenade launcher attack early on Thursday, Abkhazian first deputy interior minister Ramin Gablaya told RIA Novosti.
Ankvab received fragmentation injuries to his arm and leg, Gablaya said without giving any further details.
An investigation iscurrently underway, Gablaya said.
This is the fourth assassination attempt on Ankvab in the past five years. Two unsuccessful attacks were carried out in 2005. In 2007 he received a slight concussion and a fragmentation wound to the back when his car came under grenade launcher attack
SUKHUMI, September 23 (RIA Novosti)