Technological Disaster in Georgia on January 30 2018 10:08 AM (UTC).
Georgia's Interior Ministry says 11 people were injured when parts of the ceiling at a Tbilisi subway station collapsed. The incident occurred in the Varketili subway station on January 30, according to the ministry's Emergency Management Agency. A police officer was among the injured who were taken to hospital for treatment. Police and rescue teams were sent to the station, which was temporarily closed to the public. The Tbilisi City Transportation Police have launched an investigation into the incident. Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze, who visited the station after the ceiling's collapse, told journalists that it had been renovated last year. He also vowed that anyone found responsible for the incident would be held accountable.