Kazakhstan's Astana hosts event dedicated to 32nd anniversary of Khojaly tragedy-PHOTO

# 26 February 2024 12:07 (UTC +04:00)

An event dedicated to the 32nd anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy was held in Astana, Kazakhstan, APA's Central Asia Bureau reports.

Firstly, the memory of our martyrs was commemorated with a moment of silence. Then Azerbaijan's national anthem was played.

Then an exhibition of photos displays Khojaly genocide was viewed.

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.