(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 17. Commissioner for
Human Rights (Ombudsman) of Azerbaijan Sabina Aliyeva issued a
statement in connection with the death of two civilians in the
liberated Yusifjanli village of Aghdam district as a result of a
mine explosion, the Ombudsman Office told trend .
The statement strongly condemned Armenia's mine terror against
'For almost 30 years, Armenia not only kept the territories of
Azerbaijan under occupation but also massively mined them in order
to kill civilians. Unfortunately, as a result of numerous mine
explosions which occurred since the liberation of our lands from
occupation, a total of 286 people became victims of mine terror, 48
of them died,” the statement said.
According to the statement, Armenia not only does not provide
our country with accurate maps of the location of the mines it has
laid over the past period but also continues its provocations,
polluting the liberated territories with mines, which poses serious
danger to the lives of civilians and the military servicemen.
In the statement the Ombudsman also called on the international
community, including human rights protection organizations, to take
a strong position on this issue in order to protect human rights
The mine explosion took place on March 16, as a result of which
residents of the Aghdam district's Safarli village Israil Hasanov
(born 1999) and Amid Hasanov (born 1987) were killed.
Yusifjanli village was liberated from Armenian occupation
following the 2020 Second Karabakh War.
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