Israeli ambassador extended his condolences regarding death of Azerbaijani media representatives in landmine explosion

George Deek

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# 04 June 2021 19:24 (UTC +04:00)

Israeli ambassador in Azerbaijan George Deek has extended his condolences to the families of the media representatives of Azerbaijan who died in the mine explosion in Kalbajar today, Israeli diplomat made a Twitter post in this regard, APA reports.

"We are deeply saddened by the news of the death of two journalists from a landmine in Kalbajar, Azerbaijan. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims. Rest in peace", 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.