Movement and traffic in Baku stopped for a minute due to "Black January" anniversary
Azerbaijan , Baku, Jan. 20 / Trend, I. Izzet /
On the day of national mourning today on Jan. 20, the movement of traffic and pedestrians was stopped for a minute, in the memory of the victims of the tragedy.
A minute of silence followed by horns of ships in the Bay of Baku, subway trains and surface trains.
On the night of 19-20 January 1990, 137 people were killed, 744 civilians were injured, and 841 people were illegally arrested in Baku.
The Soviet troops that entered Baku destroyed 200 apartments and houses, 80 cars, including ambulances, and a large number of private and public property.