On May 15, one of the Iranian citizens who violated the state border and killed 2 servicemen of the State Border Service was neutralized, the head of press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Ehsan Zahidov told APA.
According to him, as a result of joint search operations conducted by the Internal Troops of the Interior Ministry and the State Border Service, the location of one of the Iranian citizens hiding in the mountains in the Yardimli region was identified.
"He did not surrender and resisted the military. For this reason, the person was neutralized," said Mr. Zahidov.
Note that on May 15, at about 4 p.m., it was found out that three unknown persons violated the state border in the service area of the “Goytapa” border detachment of the State Border Service Border Troops in the service area of the border post near Gendera village of Yardimli region of Azerbaijan.
The border violators did not obey the "Stop" order of the border guard, opened fire on the border guard, tried to flee the scene.
Senior lieutenant Eyvazov Samir Elmar oglu and master sergeant Alimov Farid Elchin oglu were wounded as a result of firing by border violators. The servicemen were immediately taken to a medical facility, but their lives could not be saved.