Russian forces mass against Georgia, says official

Sat Aug 9, 2008 10:23pm EDT

TBILISI Aug 10 (Reuters) - Russia has brought 6,000 troops into Georgia and a further 4,000 troops by sea and is preparing to attack Georgia at dawn, a Georgian Interior Ministry official said early on Sunday.

"All of them are waiting for dawn to start active actions. Georgia faces a humanitarian catastrophe," Shota Utiashvili, the head of the Georgian Interior Ministry's information department, told Reuters. (Reporting by Margarita Antidze, Writing by Richard Balmforth)

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