CIA man 'shot by soldier'

Click to follow
The Independent Online
A Georgian soldier fired the shot that killed a US diplomat outside Tbilisi early this month because the American's car did not stop and pick him up, according to investigators, AP reports from Tbilisi.

Anzor Sharmaidze, a fighter in the war in the Abkhazia republic, allegedly confessed to firing a single shot at the back of the car on 8 August, the Deputy Prosecutor- General, Vakhtang Varamia, said. Fred Woodruff, who was in the back seat, was hit in the head and killed. US newspapers said he was a CIA agent.