Embassy of Sweden: We are saddened to learn of the tragic passing of Azerbaijani journalists due to a landmine explosion

Embassy of Sweden: We are saddened to learn of the tragic passing of Azerbaijani journalists due to a landmine explosion
# 05 June 2021 13:12 (UTC +04:00)

Embassy of Sweden in Azerbaijan has made a Facebook post on the death of media representatives in a mine explosion in Kalbajar on June 4, APA reports.

“The Embassy of Sweden in Baku is saddened to learn of the tragic passing of journalists Maharram Ibrahimov and Siraj Abishov as well as a government official due to a landmine explosion. As the current Chair of the OSCE we highlight the statement of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media in this regard,” the Embassy said. 

Note that on the morning of June 4, 2021, a vehicle carrying members of the film crew hit an anti-tank mine on the road in Susuzlug village of Kalbajar region. As a result of the explosion, two members of the film crew, operator of Azerbaijan Television Siraj Abishov and correspondent of the Azerbaijan State News Agency Maharram Ibrahimov, as well as representative of the district executive power Arif Aliyev were killed and four people were injured.

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