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Turkish Ministry of National Defense makes post on 31st anniversary of Khojaly genocide

Society Materials 26 February 2023 16:27 (UTC +04:00)
Turkish Ministry of National Defense makes post on 31st anniversary of Khojaly genocide

BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 26. The Ministry of National Defense of Türkiye has made a Twitter post in connection with the 31st anniversary of the Khojaly genocide, Trend reports.

"The black spot of history: the Khojaly genocide... May Allah rest the souls of our compatriots who were brutally murdered in Khojaly 31 years ago. We share the grief of our Azerbaijani brothers," the tweet said.

On the night of February 25-26, 1992, Armenian military formations, with the support of the 366th motorized rifle regiment stationed in Khankendi, committed genocide against the population of the city of Khojaly.

As a result of this bloody massacre, 613 people, including 106 women, 63 children, and 70 older people were killed, 8 families were completely wiped out, 25 children lost both parents, 130 children lost one of their parents, 487 people were seriously injured, 1,275 people were taken hostage, and the fate of 150 of them is still unknown.

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