Pakistan commemorated Khojaly genocide victims-PHOTO

Pakistan commemorated Khojaly genocide victims-PHOTO
# 26 February 2024 17:10 (UTC +04:00)

The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Pakistan, together with one of the leading think tanks of this country, the Muslim Institute, organized a seminar dedicated to the 32nd anniversary of the Khojaly genocide, the Embassy told APA.

The seminar was attended by the Chairman of the Senate Defence Committee of Pakistan, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, the Chairman of the Human Rights Committee, Senator Walid Iqbal, ambassadors and diplomats of foreign countries, leading staffs of various think tanks and universities of Pakistan, public and mass media representatives.

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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