Information of Captured Azerbaijani Soldier Officially Confirmed

Society Materials 17 April 2008 13:56 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 17 April / Trend corr. K.Zarbaliyeva / The information on the capture of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces soldier was officially approved.

Shain Sailov, Secretary of State-run Commission on Military Captured and Missing, stated Trend that Humbatov Vusal, 19, drafted to the military service from Khilmilli village of Gobustan region, was taken captive by Armenians on 11 April.

According to Sailov, the representatives of International Red Cross Committee met with Vusal on 16 April. Vusal produced a letter to the Committee officials.

Another soldier of the Azerbaijani National Armed forces, Mukhtarov Yagub, 20, was captured by Armenians from the Tovuz region on 9 March.

The correspondent can be contacted at: [email protected]