France 24 TV channel shows reportage about Khojaly genocide
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 24 / Trend /
One of the leading French TV channels France 24 has shown a report about the Khojaly genocide, filmed by the channel's correspondent for the South Caucasus, who last week traveled to Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijani Embassy in France said on Friday.
The reportage dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide, describes the murder of 613 civilians of Azerbaijani town by Armenians, including women and children. Witness of the events and the survived resident of Khojaly Anar Usubov shared their memories of those tragic events and talked about the atrocities of the Armenians.
Author of the reportage also noted about one million refugees and internally displaced persons as a result of Armenian aggression against Azerbaijan and showed footage of their hard life.
The Armenian military forces committed genocide in Khojaly on Feb. 26, 1992. Some 613 people were killed, including 63 children, 106 women and 70 old men. A total of 1,000 civilians were disabled during the genocide. Eight families were annihilated, 130 children lost one parent, and 25 lost both. Additionally, 1,275 peaceful residents were taken hostage, while the fate of 150 remains unknown.