Prosecutor’s General Office: 7 civilians killed, 34 injured as Armenia fires rocket to Azerbaijan's Ganja city

Prosecutor’s General Office: 7 civilians killed, 34 injured as Armenia fires rocket to Azerbaijan's Ganja city
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  • calendar-gray 11 October 2020

The armed forces of the occupant Republic of Armenia violated the norms and principles of international law, including the requirements of the 1949 Geneva Conventions and the Additional Protocols to the Convention, as well as the requirements of the humanitarian ceasefire declared on October 10, 2020, at 12 p.m, continues to shell residential areas with heavy artillery, deliberately targeting the civilian population of Azerbaijan, the Press Service of the Prosecutor General's Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan told APA.

The enemy is trying to refute his illegal actions by circulating reports in foreign media, including social networks, aimed at covering up his crimes and evading them.

 However, photos and videos disseminated by local and foreign media are exposing these lies.

On October 11, 2020, around 02 a.m a multi-apartment building in Ganja city, the second-largest city of Azerbaijan which is located far from the war zone, was subject to heavy shelling by the Armed Forces of the enemy. As a result, 7 people were killed including 3 women, 34 people including 6 minors and 16 women were injured and more than 10 apartment buildings and more than 100 different facilities were significantly damaged.

 Currently, prosecutors and investigators at the scene of the incident are conducting operative investigative measures to clarify the list of victims and damaged civil infrastructure facilities. 

Further information will be provided to the public shortly.

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