State Commission: Number of Azerbaijani hostages, missing people held in Armenia exceeds 4,000
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 10 / Trend K. Zarbaliyeva /
The number of Azerbaijani prisoners and hostages, as well as missing people held in Armenia is 4,090 people.
About 3,297 people are military men, 787 people - civilians, a report published on the website of the Azerbaijani State Commission on Hostages, POWs and Missing People said.
There is no information about six people belonging to civilian or military people.
There are 48 minors (17 girls), 252 women, 353 elderly people among missing civilians.
The state commission has the information and eyewitnesses' testimony regarding the fate of 783 missing people.
About 1,397 prisoners and hostages were released. About 343 women, 1,054 men, 169 children (65 girls), 289 elderly people (112 elderly women) were among them.
As a result of the investigation conducted by a working group of the state commission in 2010, there was information about the fate of 47 people. Their names were removed from the list of missing people. According to investigations, about 15 people survived in the battles, 17 people were killed in battle (their bodies were identified and buried), three people among 12 remaining on the list were missing outside the conflict zone.
During the analysis received by the State Commission, it was reported that 553 hostages were killed or died due to some reasons. About 104 of them are women, 448 - men, 137 - only names are known, 74 - people are not identified.