Mine Explosion Injures Several Civilians In Azerbaijan's Tartar (UPDATE)


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 2. Three people havebeen injured by a mine explosion in Azerbaijan's Tartar district,the joint statement of the country's Interior Ministry, ProsecutorGeneral's Office, and the Azerbaijan National Agency for MineAction (ANAMA) said, Trend reports.

"On April 2, 2024, a mine incident occurred in the territory ofChayli village in the Tartar district. As a result of a mineexplosion that occurred in the area of the former contact linewhile grazing animals in an uncleared minefield, Polad Ismayilov,born in 1969, Arzuman Taghizade, born in 1992, and Elmir Baghirov,born in 2006, were injured. An investigation into this incident isbeing conducted by the prosecutor's office of the Tartardistrict.

Once again, the Interior Ministry, the Prosecutor General'sOffice of Azerbaijan, and the National Agency for Mine Action urgecitizens to observe safety rules and to be attentive to all signsindicating mine danger," the statement said.

Meanwhile, since the end of the second Karabakh war in 2020,nearly 350 people have become victims of mines planted by Armenianarmed forces during the occupation of Azerbaijani territories.

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