Azerbaijani Armed Forces mark 24th anniversary of Horadiz operation - PHOTOS
05 January 2018
Twenty-four years pass since the successful Horadiz operation of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces.
On this occasion, participants of the Horadiz operation have visited the Alley of Honor to commemorate late President Heydar Aliyev and Zarifa Aliyeva, Defence.az reported.
Then they visited graves of officer of the military unit, National Hero Elkhan Zulfugarov and martyrs who died in the fights.
Horadiz operation started in December 1993 and lasted till January 6, 1994. As a result, the Azerbaijani army liberated 21.000 ha area, including Horadiz settlement and 20 villages of Fuzuli district, as well as Jabrayil district’s Jojug Marjanli village.
The Horadiz operation is the most successful military operation conducted by Azerbaijani Armed Forces in winter 1994.
The title “National Hero of Azerbaijan” was conferred on 8 people for the bravery they showed in the operation.