Azerbaijan: Investigation underway to ascertain fate of missing soldier

Azerbaijan: Investigation underway to ascertain fate of missing soldier
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  • calendar-gray 29 December 2016

Azerbaijan’s State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing People is conducting an investigation jointly with relevant international organizations to ascertain the fate of an Azerbaijani soldier who went missing in an armed incident on the Azerbaijan-Armenia state border on Dec. 29 morning, the committee told APA

 

 

A reconnaissance group of the Armenian Armed Forces was ambushed by the Azerbaijani army while attempting to violate the Azerbaijan-Armenia state border on Dec. 29 morning, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported.  

 

“The enemy suffered losses in the ensuing clash and had to retreat,” said the ministry.

 

A soldier of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, Gurbanov Chingiz, is missing as a result of the shootout. He is being searched for.

 

 

 

 

 

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