Editor assaulted

Editor assaulted
# 07 May 2007 15:04 (UTC +04:00)
Some young men wanted to beat editor-in-chief of Shimal xeberleri (North news) paper Jamil Mammadli at about 1.20 on May 6. The police prevented the incident and they escaped, the editor told the APA north bureau.
The incident happened on the way home. A car stopped them on Baku-Rostov highway. One of the young men asked the way to Nabran and insulted the editor. Another car arrived and the young men in the car tried to beat Jamil Mammadli but escaped when they saw the police passing nearby. The editor recognized two of the assaulters. They are said to work in a restaurant. The editor said they tried to attack him seversl times. Mammadli did not publicize the causes of the incident.
Khudat police office told the APA north bureau that Mammadli appealed to the police office and investigation will be carried out.
Mammadli is editor-in-chief of Shimal xeberleri newspaper and chief of the initiative group of Ganun namine Public Union. /APA/
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