Three people injured and the body of the dead Azerbaijanian pilgrim to cross İranian-İraqi border - embassy
Azerbaijan, Baku, October 16 /Trend S.Agayeva/
Three people injured and the body of one Azerbaijanian pilgrim killed at the blast of the bus with Azerbaijanian piligrims on the Iraqi territory are to cross İranian-İraqi border on Saturday, reported an official person of the Azerbaijanian embassy in Amman accredited also in Iraq.
According to the representative of the Azerbaijanian embassy in Jordan, the persons injured are Elchin Abdullayev, Elshan Abdullayev and Elvin Aslanov.
The agents of "Vadi-Al-Najaf" company, which exercised the sending off Azerbaijanian piligrims to the Iraqi sacred places, are to ship to Azerbaijan the body of Intigam Rustamov killed at the blast with people injured too.
People injured and the body of the person killed are to be shiiped till Astara region of Azerbaijan. They will be shipped to Baku from there.
Intigam Rustamov died when Hyundai bus carrying the Azerbaijani pilgrims was blown up by a land mine in the Iraqi province of Diala on Oct.13.
This is not the first tragic incident with Azerbaijani pilgrims in Iraq. In January, a bus with Azerbaijani pilgrims was shot near the Iraqi city of Kerbala. As a result, a 16-year-old girl was killed and three others were injured.
In March, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry published a warning on the website with an appeal for Azerbaijani citizens to refrain from trips and pilgrimages to sacred sites, located in the Iraqi towns of Mosul, Najaf, Kerbala.