The Ministry of Defence is a mess. Divers have died, a military truck overturned and now this incident. The Americans will conduct an investigation because there were US officers on the site too and we are responsible for their security. The investigation will find that this isn’t the first time that unknown persons were spotted within the territory of the training center.” Former Minister of Defence, Dimitri Shashkin speaking after a suspected trespasser was shot and killed at the Krtsanisi National Training Center, a large Georgian Army training facility. Investigations are ongoing. The victim’s family have challenged the Ministry’s version of events.