Bodies of journalists killed by mine blast in Kalbajar delivered to Baku

  05 June 2021    Read: 314
  Bodies of journalists killed by mine blast in Kalbajar delivered to Baku

The bodies of the employee of the AzerTAC news agency Maharram Ibrahimov and the cameraman of the AzTV channel Siraj Abishov, who died as a result of a mine explosion while on duty in Kalbajar district, have been delivered to Baku.

The body of Ibrahimov was taken to the Binagadi district of Baku, and the body of Abishov was taken to their house in the village of G.Z. Tagiyev in the city of Sumgayit.

The bodies were handed over to family members

A farewell ceremony for journalists will take place this morning. Maharram Ibrahimov will be buried at the cemetery of the Shuraabad settlement of the Absheron region, and Siraj Abishov at the cemetery of the G.Z. Tagiyev settlement in the city of Sumgayit.

On June 4, at about 11:00 (GMT+4), a vehicle with employees of television channels and news agencies who were sent to perform their official duties to Kalbajar district, liberated from the Armenian occupation, hit an anti-tank mine while moving in the direction of Susuzlug village. As a result, two media workers and one government official were killed, and 4 more people were hospitalized with bodily injuries of varying severity.

Military Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan has opened a criminal case under the relevant articles of the Criminal Code, and intensive operational investigative actions are currently being carried out.


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