Lithuanian embassy in Baku offers condolences over death of Azerbaijani journalists

  04 June 2021    Read: 283
Lithuanian embassy in Baku offers condolences over death of Azerbaijani journalists

The Embassy of Lithuania in Baku has offered condolences over the death of two Azerbaijani journalists as result of a mine blast in the country’s Kalbajar district.

“We are sorry to hear sad news about the death of two journalists because of landmine in Kalbajar, Azerbaijan. Our condolences to their families,” the embassy wrote on Facebook.

A car with employees of TV channels and news agencies sent to Kalbajar district to carry out their official duties hit a mine in the direction of Susuzlug village of Kalbajar district on June 4, 2021, at about 11:00 (GMT+4).

As a result, three people, namely, cameraman of AzTV channel Siraj Abishov, an employee of AZERTAC news agency Maharram Ibrahimov, deputy representative of the executive power of Kalbajar district in the administrative-territorial district of Susuzlug village Arif Aliyev, were killed. Four people were wounded and were hospitalized.


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