Aug. 5: A Georgian soldier watches through a gun-port of his fortified foxhole looking toward South Ossetian separatist government forces' positions in the ethnic Georgian village of Ergneti. Six people died in fighting that broke out late last week, including sniper and mortar fire between South Ossetian and Georgian forces. The breakaway province of South Ossetia split from Georgia in the early 1990s after brief but violent conflict.