The bodies of Azerbaijani soldiers evacuated from the place of death (UPDATED)
On February 27 at 16:47 Azerbaijani Defense Ministry's press service reported on the evacuation of the bodies of five dead soldiers, who remained in the neutral zone after the clashes on the night of February 25 in the direction of Khojavend (South-Karabakh). The evacuation was carried out with the mediation of the Red Cross and the OSCE. On February 26 the parties agreed to the evacuation, but at the last moment it failed. Baku accuse the Armenian side, and the Armenians accuse Azerbaijan. -02D-
2017 February 27 (Monday) 11:08:38
Azerbaijani Defense Ministry has not mentioned the names of the soldiers killed in the fighting on the night of February 25. The number of losses is also unclear.
Meanwhile, relatives of the victims reported the names of two of them in social media: Major Agshin Abdullayev and Senior Lieutenant Tural Hashimli.
In their turn, Armenian sources claim that the bodies are at least five, and they remain in the neutral zone.
Earlier, the Minsk Group co-chairs appealed to the parties to allow access to the bodies to pick them up. -02D-