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Czech street to be called Khojaly

Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict Materials 10 February 2010 16:59 (UTC +04:00)
A street in the Czech city of Lidice will be called Khojaly.
Czech street to be called Khojaly

Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb.10 / Trend , S.Agayeva /

A street in the Czech city of Lidice will be called Khojaly.

Lidice Executive Power Chief Josef Clima presented the decision of the city administration to the Azer-Czech Society Chairman Elshan Nazarov, society representatives said.

According to the decision, these two cities will be sister cities.

Lidice was destroyed by the fascists in 1942, and the city's population was subjected to terror.

Armenian troops committed genocide in Khojali on Feb. 26, 1992. The tragedy began early morning and within hours, over 613 unarmed Azerbaijani citizens were killed, among them 106 women and 83 children. About 1,000 people were disabled by shots and eight families were fully destroyed. A total of 25 children lost both of their parents and 130 children lost one. About 1,275 people were taken prisoners and around 150 people went missing.

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