Resident of Azerbaijani Aghdam Region Captured by Armenians
Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr K. Zarbaliyeva / A resident of the Azerbaijani region of Aghdam, Samandar Guliyev, was captured by Armenians on the contact line of Azerbaijani and Armenian troops on 30 June, according to Armenian Mediamax agency.
During capture Guliyev did not have his identity card on him. Guliyev said that he was born in 1972 in the region of Shusha, and lived in the Ucoghlan settlement of the region of Aghdam. According to the agency, the appropriate bodies of the unrecognized so-called Nagorno-Karabakh Republic are investigating the reasons into why Guliyev crossed the border.
The Azerbaijani State Commission on POW, Hostages and Missing Persons and the Baku representative office of the International Committee of the Red Cross reported to Trend that they were not aware of the case. An investigation will be held in connection to this.