Embassy of Sweden shares post on martyred Azerbaijani journalists

  05 June 2021    Read: 345
Embassy of Sweden shares post on martyred Azerbaijani journalists

Embassy of Sweden in Azerbaijan has shared a post on Azerbaijani journalists, who were martyred in mine explosion in Kalbajar district. 

"The Embassy of Sweden in Baku is saddened to learn of the tragic passing of journalists Maharram Ibrahimov and Siraj Abishov as well as a government official due to a landmine explosion. As the current Chair of the OSCE we highlight the statement of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media in this regard," the embassy wrote on Facebook page. 

Note, 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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