BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 25. Two Azerbaijani servicemen have died as a result of mine explosion, the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan said, Trend reports.
On September 24, around 17:35 (GMT +4), a KAMAZ truck of the Azerbaijani Army was blown up due to a mine explosion.
"As a result of the explosion of an anti-tank mine, previously planted, on the path of ensuring the positions of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, Azerbaijani army servicemen Akram Shadmanov and Tural Seyidov lost their lives," the ministry said.
Another serviceman, Elvin Aliyev received various injuries. After receiving initial medical assistance, he was immediately evacuated to a nearby military medical facility. His condition is stable, with no threat to his life," the ministry noted.
From 1991 to date, 3,396 Azerbaijanis, including women and children, have fallen victim to landmines, and the number of landmine victims from November 10, 2020 [when trilateral statement was signed by Azerbaijani, Armenian and Russian leaders to end the second Karabakh war], to September 19, 2023, reached 317 people, including 69 fatalities.