66 personnel of Azerbaijan’s Internal Troops martyred in Patriotic War

  12 March 2021    Read: 1246
 66 personnel of Azerbaijan’s Internal Troops martyred in Patriotic War

The personnel of Azerbaijan’s Internal Troops take an active part in maintaining public order and security, combating crime and conducting special operations, Interior Minister, Colonel General Vilayat Eyvazov reported to President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, AzVision.az reports.

The minister noted that as in the First Karabakh War, in the Patriotic War special forces of the Internal Troops took an active part in defending Azerbaijan’s just cause. Eyvazov said that 9 servicemen of the Internal Troops, who participated in the First Karabakh War, were conferred upon the honorary title of National Hero of Azerbaijan.

The minister added that some 66 personnel of the Interior Troops were martyred, 346 others were wounded during the 44-day Patriotic War, and 4 servicemen were honored with the title of National Hero of Azerbaijan. 

 


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