Azerbaijani youth commemorates anniversary of tragedy in Azerbaijan State Oil Academy (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 30 / Trend T. Hajiyev /
Azerbaijani youth commemorated the second anniversary of the tragedy in the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy.
The event was organized by the Azerbaijani National Council of Youth Organizations, the Union of Youth Student Organizations and the Youth Organization Ireli. Over 100 young people and students attended the event.
The aim of the organizers of such terror acts anywhere in the world is to intimidate people and society, NAYORA chairman, MP Fuad Muradov said. He said that this incident did not intimidate the Azerbaijani society.
"Young people, gathering here, confirm that they did not forget this incident," he said. They remember all the bitterness and pain".
He said that after this event, the security measures in the country's universities have been strengthened. It is an important step for these incidents not to occur again. He said that the public must be vigilant for these incidents not to occur again.
The chairman of the Union of Youth Student Organizations Shahin Ismailov said that the events happened two years ago shocked the whole Azerbaijan. Azerbaijani students have felt the pain most of all.
"Today, students gathered here to honor the memory of their comrades. This incident is very unfortunate. But the Azerbaijani youth must be steadfast and always be with their friends," he said.
April 30, 2009 Farda Gadirov entered the State Oil Academy and opened fire. As a result, 12 people died, 13 - were injured. Gadirov was surrounded by the police and committed suicide. A criminal case against Farda Gadirov was closed due to his death.
The accused are charged under articles terrorism, preparation for premeditated murder, premeditated murder under aggravating circumstances, an attempt to premeditated murder under aggravating circumstances, smuggling by an organized group, illegal purchase, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of firearms, component parts, ammunition (except for smooth-bore hunting weapons and ammunition), explosives or explosive devices) and illegal manufacture, production, acquisition, storage, transport, transfer or sale of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances or precursors of the Criminal Code. Gabulov Ariz is condemned under the articles of 206.3.2 and 228.2.1 of the Criminal Code.
The Azerbaijani Heinous Crimes Court sentenced Nadir Aliyev, Javidan Amirov and Najaf Suleymanov to a life imprisonment and Ariz Gabulov to 11-year imprisonment.