Farewell ceremony held for Azerbaijani journalist martyred in Kalbajar - UPDATED

  05 June 2021    Read: 399
 Farewell ceremony held for Azerbaijani journalist martyred in Kalbajar - UPDATED

A farewell ceremony has been held in Sumgayit city for the cameraman of Azerbaijan Television (AzTV), Siraj Abishov, martyred in a mine explosion in the liberated Kalbajar district, AzVision.az reports.

The deceased’s closed ones, Assistant to the Azerbaijani President Hikmet Hajiyev, Executive Director of the Media Development Agency Ahmad Ismaylov, Chairman of Azerbaijan Television and Radio Broadcasting CJSC Rovshan Mammadov and public representatives attended the ceremony.

The martyr has been laid to rest in the Alley of Martyrs in Sumgayit.

On the morning of June 4, 2021, a vehicle carrying members of the film crew hit an anti-tank mine on the road in Susuzlug village of Kalbajar region. As a result of the explosion, two members of the film crew, cameraman of Azerbaijan Television Siraj Abishov and correspondent of the Azerbaijan State News Agency Maharram Ibrahimov, as well as representative of the district executive power Arif Aliyev were killed and four people were injured.


 


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