Azerbaijan`s Ombudsman Office issues statement on landmine explosion in Kalbajar

  04 June 2021    Read: 286
  Azerbaijan`s Ombudsman Office issues statement on landmine explosion in Kalbajar

The Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsperson) of the Republic of Azerbaijan issued a statement on civilians killed by a landmine planted by Armenia in the Kalbajar district of Azerbaijan, AzVision.az reports.

"At about 11:00 (GMT+4) on June 4, a car with employees of TV channels and news agencies sent to the Kalbajar was blown up by an anti-tank mine in the direction of Kalbajar’s Susuzlug village.

As a result, the operator of the Azerbaijan Television and Radio Broadcasting CJSC (AzTV) Siraj Abishov, an employee of the Azerbaijan Staten News Agency (AZERTAC) Maharram Ibrahimov, the deputy representative of the Mayor’s Office of the Kalbajar district in the administrative-territorial district of Susuzlug village Arif Aliyev, were killed. Four more people got injured and were hospitalized", the office said.


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