Azerbaijan: Armenian occupation caused $523M worth of damage to Khojaly
- 22 February 2017
The Armenian occupation caused $523 million worth of damage to the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly, said Ulvi Ahmadov, a senior investigator of a special department at the Military Prosecutor's Office, APA reported.
He noted that the direct presence of 39 persons in the Khojaly genocide has been fully proven.
“Of them, 18 are officers and ensigns of the 366th infantry regiment stationed in Khankendi,” he said.
According to Ahmadov, more than 7500 investigative actions were taken as part of the criminal case filed in connection with the Khojaly genocide.
On February 25-26, 1992, the Armenian armed forces, together with the 366th infantry regiment of Soviet troops, stationed in Khankendi, committed an act of genocide against the population of the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly. As many as 613 people, including 63 children, 106 women and 70 old people were killed as a result of the massacre. Eight families were totally exterminated, 130 children lost one parent and 25 children lost both. A total of 487 civilians became disabled as a result of the onslaught. Some 1,275 innocent residents were taken hostage, while the fate of 150 people still remains unknown.