An armed incident occurs in a penitentiary in Baku

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9 June 2018

An armed incident occurred in a penitentiary in Baku, Azerbaijan, APA reports.


The incident was recorded at penitentiary No. 7 in Khatai district.


One of the soldiers serving in the facility shot down a military serviceman. Ilkin Tariyelzadeh, who was shot, was hospitalized.


A criminal case has been initiated by the Military Prosecutor's Office. The investigation is underway.


The head of the Public Relations Department of the Penitentiary Service Mehman Sadigov told APA that the incident was caused by negligence: "One soldier was slightly wounded as a result of the fire that broke out in the hands of another soldier."