Turkish parliament to discuss Khojaly genocide
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb.28 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
Today, the Turkish parliament will discuss the recognition of the Khojaly genocide, the parliament said.
MP Sinan Ogan will make an appeal to officially recognize the Khojaly genocide.
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.