Some details of yesterday's armed incident in Azerbaijan revealed - PHOTO - UPDATED

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# 12 December 2013 09:14 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Hafiz Heydarov – APA. Some details of the armed incident in Sumgayit yesterday have been revealed.

Sumgayit City Police Office told APA that the armed incident occurred between the two sides, who are supposedly members of a radical religious group. An operation group has been deployed at the site as the law-enforcement bodies informed about the incident. The injured persons were hospitalized and several participants of the incident were detained.

Investigation is underway.


December 12, 00:37

Baku. Ferahim Gasimov - APA. The names of those injured in the skirmish between a group of armed men and police in Sumgayit city were released. They are Anar Rahimov, 31, Elmar Mammadov, 37, and Elnur Nazaraliev, 25, APA reports.

According to doctor of Sumgayit City Hospital Nadir Tekveli, the injured were hospitalized with severe shrapnel wounds and their conditions are medium grave.

The operation on rendering harmless armed men was held by the Ministry of National Security and Sumgayit City Police Department.


December 12, 23:25

Baku-APA. A skirmish has taken place between armed group and police in Sumgayit city. The armed incident has happened near “Soltan” market in the area of the 10th micro-district of Sumgayit, APA’s correspondent reports from site.

A number of law enforcers have been involved to the area. According to initial information, there are several injured as a result of skirmish.

The police have surrounded the site and one person has been detained.

The operation of law enforcement bodies continues.