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Foreign ministry: Azerbaijani embassy in Russia controls mosque shooting incident investigation in Dagestan

Politics Materials 23 August 2012 13:45
The Azerbaijani embassy in Russia is heading up the investigation of an incident which occurred at a mosque in Khasavyurt, Dagestan, spokesman for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Elman Abdullayev said at a press conference today.
Foreign ministry: Azerbaijani embassy in Russia controls mosque shooting incident investigation in Dagestan

Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug, 23 / Trend E. Mehdiyev /

The Azerbaijani embassy in Russia is heading up the investigation of an incident which occurred at a mosque in Khasavyurt, Dagestan, spokesman for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Elman Abdullayev said at a press conference today.

He added that the Russian relevant bodies were also involved in the investigation operations.

"There is certain information, but it is not officially confirmed," he added. "The information about the death of one and wounding of three Azerbaijani citizens has not been officially confirmed yet."

Two unknown individuals entered the mosque located in the Magidov street in Khasavyurt at 20:55 on Aug. 18 and opened fire. As a result, eight people suffered gunshot wounds and were taken to the hospital. According to some reports, three Azerbaijani citizens were injured and one person was killed.

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