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Gatir Bridge in Yukhari Askipara village

Baku, March 30, AZERTAC

This bridge is erected over the Askipara river near Yukhari Askipara village of Gazakh district, Azerbaijan. The length of the bridge is 7.3 m, width in the center 2.7 m, and overall height from its arch till the surface of the river is 5.8 m. The bridge is arched and made from rocky stones. The overall appearance of the bridge span is a semi-circle. The top cover of the passageway is of soil. In 1990, the Armenian Armed Forces occupied and burned the Yukhari Askipara village. As a result, the Bridge was demolished by Armenians.

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