Azerbaijan's State Commission to continue excavations in Edilli in the coming days

Azerbaijan
# 05 October 2022 10:32 (UTC +04:00)

"Excavation works will be resumed in Edilli village of Khojavand in the coming days," said Namig Efendiyev, the senior adviser of the Working Group of the State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons, APA reports.

He said that under the instruction of the President, the State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons, together with the International Red Cross Committee, started searching for captured and missing persons in February.

"The works were first started in Edilli village of Khojavand. In February, human remains belonging to 7 people were excavated and removed from this area. Excavation work has been continued since September 14. Five complete, one mixed skeleton, and mass burial belonging to 12 people were discovered. Due to the clothing, the skeletons were assumed to belong to our servicemen. The search operation will be continued," he added.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED