The Italian embassy in Azerbaijan has extended its condolences to the families of the media representatives who died in the landmine explosion in Kalbajar today, the Italian Embassy made a Facebook post in this regard, APA reports.
“We are truly saddened to learn of the death of two journalists, Siraj Abishov and Magerram Ibrahimov, due to a landmine in Kelbajar district. The press continues to pay a high price to war and its consequences. Our heartfelt condolences go to their loved ones” noted in the post.
Recall that today at about 11:00, a car with employees of TV channels and news agencies sent to the Kalbajar was blown up by an anti-tank mine in the direction of Kalbajar’s Susuzlug village. As a result, the operator of the Azerbaijan Television and Radio Broadcasting CJSC (AzTV) Siraj Abishov, an employee of the Azerbaijan Staten News Agency (AZERTAC) Maharram Ibrahimov, the deputy representative of the Mayor’s Office of the Kalbajar district in the administrative-territorial district of Susuzlug village Arif Aliyev, were killed. Four more people got injured and were hospitalized.