Balligaya massacre committed by Armenian armed forces

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Read: 1924     13:29     28 August 2020    

Twenty-eight years have passed since the massacre committed on August 28, 1992, by Armenian armed forces against Azerbaijani civilians in the village of Balligaya, Goranboy district.


According to the witnesses of the crimes, the Armenian armed forces committed inhuman crimes against civilians in Balligaya and burned the bodies of the killed.

The event took place in the night when Armenian armed saboteur group of 10-12 persons killed 24 and wounded 9 residents, all of whom were Azerbaijani civilians, shepherds involved in animal husbandry, as well as their family members.

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.

The 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations. Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on the withdrawal of its armed forces from Nagorno Karabakh and the surrounding districts.



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Balligaya massacre committed by Armenian armed forces

2020/08/1598607278.jpg
Read: 1925     13:29     28 August 2020    

Twenty-eight years have passed since the massacre committed on August 28, 1992, by Armenian armed forces against Azerbaijani civilians in the village of Balligaya, Goranboy district.


According to the witnesses of the crimes, the Armenian armed forces committed inhuman crimes against civilians in Balligaya and burned the bodies of the killed.

The event took place in the night when Armenian armed saboteur group of 10-12 persons killed 24 and wounded 9 residents, all of whom were Azerbaijani civilians, shepherds involved in animal husbandry, as well as their family members.

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.

The 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations. Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on the withdrawal of its armed forces from Nagorno Karabakh and the surrounding districts.



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