Defense Ministry: Accident occurs in Azerbaijani military unit, two soldiers killed

Baku, July 6, AZERTAC

An accident occurred in one of the military units in Azerbaijan on July 6 in the morning, press service of Defense Ministry has told AZERTAC.

“A serviceman dropped the charge of the tank shell, resulting in an explosion. Two soldiers, ensign Amiddin Agalarov and junior sergeant Samir Salahov became victims of the incident. Also, as a result of the explosion, ensign Nurlan Mammadov was seriously wounded,” the ministry said.

The leadership of the Ministry of Defense expresses its deep condolences to the families and loved ones of the dead servicemen.

An investigation is underway.

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