Azerbaijani soldier commits suicide

Azerbaijani soldier commits suicide
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  • calendar-gray 30 January 2017

Reports disseminated by local e-media outlets and in social networks as to the alleged death of an Azerbaijani solider as a consequence fire opened by the Armenian army do not correspond to reality, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry told APA on Monday.


"We inform you that Azerbaijani soldier Khanali Fattayev died in non-combat conditions. He committed suicide,” the defense ministry said. “The preliminary investigation revealed that suicide is not related to [military] service duties. The Military Prosecutor's Office has opened a criminal case. The fact is under investigation.”


The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry once again called on users of social networks and e-media not to disseminate unverified, unofficial information concerning the activities of the Armed Forces, especially the incidents that happen at the front line. 

Vuqar Abushov

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