3 died, 4 injured as journalists' bus stepped on a mine in Kalbajar-OFFICIAL

3 died, 4 injured as journalistsOFFICIAL'>

© APA | Maharram Ibrahimov, Siraj Abishov

# 04 June 2021 13:44 (UTC +04:00)

Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) and Prosecutor General's Office have released information on stepping on mine and death of journalists, APA reports.

Armenian Armed Forces grossly violating main norms and principles of international humanitarian law, as well as requirements of the 1949 Geneva Convention continue criminal acts against our citizens by planting mines in our territories.

Thus, three persons - Siraj Abishov (operator of AZTV), Maharram Ibrahimov (employee of Azertag news agency), Arif Aliyev (Deputy Representative of District EP on the administrative-territorial circle of Susuzlug village) died, other four persons have been hospitalized with different body injuries. as "Kamaz" passenger bus that was carrying employees of TV channels and news agencies, who sent to liberated from occupation Kalbajar district, stepped on an anti-tank mine while moving in the direction of Susuzlug village.

Employees of the Prosecutor Office and Police have immediately reviewed the site, forensic-medical expertise has been appointed, other processual actions have been taken.

A criminal case has been launched in the Military Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan with Articles 100.2, 116.0.6, and others,

Intensive investigative-operational measures are currently taken.

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