Azerbaijan, Baku, March 12 / Trend /
Member of Canadian Parliament Hedy Fry at the meeting of the House of Commons called on colleagues to honour the victims of the Khojaly tragedy jointly with members of country's Azerbaijani community, press office of the Azerbaijani embassy in Ottawa reported.
Fry also called to recognize the tragedies that occurred in the life of peoples, which representatives live in Canada.
Armenian military forces committed genocide acts in the town of Khojali, Azerbaijan, with the population of 7,000 people on Feb. 26 1992. There were 3,000 people in the town at the time of Armenian military forces' attack. Most part of the population had to leave town during four months blockade. 613 people were killed, 1,000 peaceful people of different age became invalid during Khojali genocide. 106 women, 63 children, 70 old men were killed. 8 families were completely annihilated, 130 children lost one parents, while 25 both of them. 1,275 peace residents were taken hostages, while the fate of 150 of them is still unknown.