Major general and colonel of Azerbaijani army die heroes
BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 14
By Samir Ali – Trend:
There were fierce battles in Azerbaijan’s Tovuz district on July 13 night, Azerbaijani Deputy Defense Minister, Lieutenant General Kerim Veliyev told reporters, Trend reports on July 14.
“The Armenian armed forces suffered big losses, up to 100 servicemen were killed, numerous military equipment and important facilities were destroyed during two days,” lieutenant general added.
"Major General Polad Hashimov and Colonel Ilgar Mirzoyev died heroes and became martyrs during the July 14 morning battles," Veliyev said.
"This testifies that our generals and senior officers do not hide behind soldiers, valiantly participate in combat missions,” Veliyev added. “Unfortunately, there are no battles without losses. We express condolences to the families of the victims on behalf of the leadership of the Defense Ministry."