UNICEF Azerbaijan offers Azerbaijani government to assist on tragic event in higher school

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 1/ Trend , J. Babayeva/ 

UNICEF's Azerbaijan representative office offered Azerbaijani government assistance to eliminate aftermath of the tragic event in Azerbaijan State Oil Academy.

UNICEF Azerbaijan has offered psychosocial and trauma counseling assistance to the Azerbaijani Government to help the families of victims and witnesses of the tragic attack and stands ready to help relieve its aftermath, representative office said.

A gunman attacked Building 2 of the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy on April 30. According to preliminary reports, the gunman entered the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy in Baku and climbed five floors of the building, shooting everyone he met along the way and killed 12, wounded 13. The joint statement by the Interior Ministry and Prosecutor General's Office said the attack was committed by 29-year-old Georgian citizen Gadirov Farda Asad oglu by Makarov pistol.

The fire killed 12 and wounded 13. Three of the wounded have been discharged.

Gadirov then shot and killed himself with the gun, a Makarov pistol, when he saw police approaching.

Three cartridge-belts with capacity of 40 bullets and 71 bullets and two magazines were seized from the body of the killer.

A suit has been filed on murder for hooliganism purposes (120.2.2), brutal murder (120.2.4), murdering more than one people (120.2.7), and an attempt of murder (29, 120.2.7) and illegal storing of arms (228.1). 

UNICEF Azerbaijan said the organization condemns immense human casualties in the oil academy. "UNICEF understands and shares the grief of the people of Azerbaijan, condemning any act of violence, terror and killing against innocent civilians," the representative office said.

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