Azerbaijani army. Photo by the press service of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence

21 January 2018, 19:57

Soldier dies in Azerbaijan

The Azerbaijani Military Prosecutor's Office (MPO) is investigating the death of soldier Ragim Aliev.

"The soldier who perished in an accident at the training centre has been buried in accordance with the military ritual," the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) has stated.

The MPO is investigating the circumstances of the soldier's death, says the MPO's website, without disclosing the details of the incident.

Earlier, the "Caucasian Knot" reported that Azerbaijan had accused Armenia of the death of another soldier, Ibragim Mekhsyum ogly Menefov, who perished as a result of a grave violation of ceasefire by Armenia, the Azerbaijani MoD stated on January 19.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

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