Baku, Azerbaijan, April 8
A criminal case was launched into a mine explosion on the contact line of Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on April 8.
Three Azerbaijani soldiers were killed and six more were injured as a result of the mine explosion. The incident took place on the contact line in the direction of the Fizuli district at about 22:30 (local time).
The military prosecutor's office is conducting an investigation.
Azerbaijani soldiers Musayev Bahruz Muhammadali oglu and Talibov Emin Talib oglu, who were severely injured as a result of the mine explosion, were transferred to Baku on a military-medical helicopter.
The injured were put into the Main Clinical Hospital of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces to be provided with emergency aid.
Azerbaijani army soldiers - Novruz Abdullayev Gurban oglu, Seyfeddin Karimov Navai oglu and Captain Jeyhun Orujaliyev Jalil oglu were killed as a result of the mine explosion.
The soldiers Musayev Bahruz Muhammedali oglu, Mirzayev Ali Panah oglu, Iskenderzade Azer Eyyub oglu, Zulfugarov Mursal Ibrahim oglu, Jabrailov Sadig Misirkhan oglu and Talibov Emin Talib oglu were injured in the incident.
The chief surgeon and chief resuscitation specialist of Azerbaijani armed forces have arrived at the military hospital in Ahmedbeyli village of Fizuli district in order to provide highly qualified medical assistance to the injured.
Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov has also arrived at the incident site.
Translated by E.A.
Edited by C.N.