Azerbaijan to prepare action plan on Khojaly genocide anniversary

  28 January 2022    Read: 249
Azerbaijan to prepare action plan on Khojaly genocide anniversary

The Azerbaijani Presidential Administration will prepare the plan of events on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide, AzVision.az reports.

On February 26, first lessons at schools will be dedicated to the Khojaly tragedy and a minute of silence will be held at 17:00 (GMT+4) throughout the country to commemorate the victims of the Khojaly genocide.

On Feb. 25-26, 1992, the Armenian armed forces, together with the 366th infantry regiment of Soviet troops, stationed in Khankendi, committed an act of genocide against the population of the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly.

As many as 613 people, including 63 children, 106 women and 70 old people were killed in the massacre. Eight families were totally exterminated, 130 children lost one parent and 25 children lost both. Some 1,275 innocent residents were taken hostage, while the fate of 150 people still remains unknown.


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