Iranian embassy offers condolences regarding Khojaly genocide

Iranian embassy offers condolences regarding Khojaly genocide
# 26 February 2024 13:18 (UTC +04:00)

The Iranian embassy in Azerbaijan on its X account expressed its condolences regarding the Khojaly genocide, APA reports.

The post reads: "On the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy, the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Baku once again expresses its condolences to the friendly and brotherly people of Azerbaijan and shares the pain of the relatives of the victims of the tragedy."

Note that on February 25, 1992, Armenian armed forces attacked the city of Khojaly with the help of armored vehicles and military personnel of the USSR’s 366th Motorized Rifle Regiment stationed in Khankandi. As a result of the Khojaly genocide, which was a tragedy of a century, 613 civilians, as well as 63 children, 106 women, and 70 old people were killed atrociously, 8 families were annihilated, 25 children lost both parents, 130 children lost one parent, 487 were wounded (76 of them are children), some 1,275 innocent residents were taken hostage, while the fate of 150 people including 68 women and 26 children remains unknown.

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