Construction works of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex completed

Construction works of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex completed
# 01 August 2013 09:30 (UTC +04:00)

He said that the construction works were started in November-December, 2010: “We have already finished construction works of the complex. Surrounding areas are being cleaned. The building is ready for use.”


Akhundov noted that helipad will be constructed at the complex and detected human bones will be covered with a specific structure in the next stage.


Guba genocide mass burial site was discovered on April 1, 2007. The employees of Archeology and Ethnography Institute of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences found out the bones of more than 400 people. More than 50 of the remains belonged to children, 100 to women, the rest to the old men. Along with Azerbaijanis, Lezgins, Jews, Tats and representatives of other ethnic groups killed by Armenians were buried there.


In 2009, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev allocated AZN 1 million for construction of “Genocide memorial complex” in Guba.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED