Azerbaijan businessman and son die in car crash in Russia

# 11:24
25 December 2017

Two Azerbaijani citizens have died in a road accident in Russia’s Sakhalin Oblast.


The victims have been identified as Latif Hasanov and his son Elnur Hasanov, who were born in the village of Donuk Girigli in Azerbaijan’s Tovuz district, Jamalkhan Karimov, the chairman of the Council of Elders of the Azerbaijani community in Nevelsk, told APA’s bureau in Russia.


Karimov said Latif Hasanov run a business in the town of Nevelsk. 


"Latif Hasanov has a few grocery stores. This terrible accident occurred when he and his son were carrying goods from southern Sakhalin to their stores in Nevelsk. The delivery of the corpses to Azerbaijan is delayed because of bad weather conditions,” added Karimov.