Death toll from Armenia's missile attack on Barda hits 21 - UPDATED|VIDEO

  28 October 2020    Read: 2161
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On October 28, at around 13:00 Armenian armed forces fired on densely populated area of Barda district, where trade facilities are located, the Prosecutor General’s Office of Azerbaijan told AzVision.az.

Armenia launched the attack by using cluster bombs, which are prohibited by the international law. Some 21 civilians were killed and at least 70 people were injured as a result of the missile attack. Civilian infrastructure and transport vehicles in the city were severely damaged.

Meanwhile, the civilian injured as a result of Armenia’s shelling of Garayusifli village, Barda district on October 27, died in hospital. As a result, death toll reached 5. In total, 26 civilians were killed in Barda city. 

Currently, the Prosecutor General's Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan is taking all necessary investigative measures.

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The death toll from Armenia's terrorist act against Azerbaijan's Barda city rose to 20, Hikmet Hajiyev, Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan, Head of Foreign Policy Affairs Department of the Presidential Administration, wrote on his Twitter page.

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On October 28, 2020, at around 13:00 Armenian armed forces fired at densely populated area of Barda district of Azerbaijan, where trade facilities are located.

Armenia launched the attack by using cluster bombs, which are prohibited by the international law. Nineteen people were killed and more than 60 people got seriously injured as a result of the missile attack. Civilian infrastructure and transport vehicles in the city were severely damaged, AzVision.az reports citing press service of Azerbaijan's Prosecutor General's Office.

In this regard, all necessary investigative measures and procedural actions are currently conducted at the scene.

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On October 28, 2020, at around 13:00 Armenian armed forces fired at densely populated area of Barda district of Azerbaijan, where trade facilities are located.

Armenia launched the attack by using cluster bombs, which are prohibited by the international law. Three people were killed and several others were injured as a result of the missile attack. Civilian infrastructure and transport vehicles in the city were severely damaged, AzVision.az reports citing press service of Azerbaijan's Prosecutor General's Office.

Currently, the Prosecutor General's Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan is taking all necessary investigative measures.

 


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