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Landmine kills four employees of Azerbaijan's Internal Ministry [PHOTO]

19 September 2023 11:35 (UTC+04:00)
Landmine kills four employees of Azerbaijan's Internal Ministry [PHOTO]
Rena Murshud
Rena Murshud
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Another truck blew up on a mine planted by Armenians in the Khojavand district of Azerbaijan. Some 7 employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan were killed, Azernews reports.

On September 19, 2023, at 04:30 (GMT+4), as a result of a terrorist act, on a newly built tunnel road near the village of Taghavard in Khojavand district, a KAMAZ truck carrying employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan got blown up on a mine, previously planted by illegal Armenian armed groups [which haven't been withdrawn contrary to the trilateral statement signed by Azerbaijani, Armenian and Russian leaders following the 2020 second Garabagh war] on the territory of Azerbaijan, where Russian peacekeepers are temporarily stationed [under the trilateral statement].

The truck was on its way to the site of the terrorist attack that took place on the same day at the 58th kilometer of the Ahmadbayli-Fuzuli-Shusha road passing through the Khojavand district, which killed employees of the State Road Agency of Azerbaijan.

The employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Asim Jamalzade, Ramil Shirinov, Seymur Mahmudov, Elshan Hasanov, Seyfi Abdullayev, Seymur Mahmudov, and Khazar Zamanov, died on the spot.

This is stated in a joint statement by the Prosecutor General's Office, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and the State Security Service.

Recall that a criminal case has been opened on the fact of a terrorist act committed against employees of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Internal Affairs.

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Rena Murshud is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @RenaTagiyeva

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