Azerbaijan: 2 Police officers killed in a Protest

According to an official report, on Tuesday, 2 police officers were killed and more than 40 people were arrested during a protest in Ganja (Azerbaijan). Almost 200 people took part in the protest, equipped with cutting tools in front of the administrative building of Ganja City Executive Power. They protested against the arrest of a man, charged with attempted murder of the mayor. The man tried to kill him last week, and the Mayor of Ganja, Elmar Veliev, was shot wounded. His bodyguard died in this attempt.

By Antoine Dewaest

Photo: Azeri Press Agency

11 July 2018 11:32