Azerbaijani soldier shot and killed three comrades-in-arms

An Azerbaijani serviceman at a border checkpoint opened fire on his comrades-in-arms, killing three people. It was reported by the State Border Service of Azerbaijan on January 2.

“On January 2, 2022 at about 18:00 hours in the service territory of the separate border division “Gubadly” of the State Border Guard Service, a serviceman of extra-ordinary active duty military service Sergeant Evezli Elhan Mohammed oglu for unknown reasons opened fire from his service weapon and killed the servicemen of the border outpost: Senior Lieutenant Ismailov Yusif Ismail oglu, Junior Sergeant Jalilzadeh Amil Fuar oglu and Junior Sergeant Ibragimov Rafail Natig oglu,” reads the statement on the website of the State Border Service.

After the deed the military threw the weapon and fled from the scene. The search for the man is currently continuing.

Konkret portal with reference to the General Prosecutor’s Office specifies that the military prosecutor’s office of Gubadly opened a criminal case in connection with the incident during which the circumstances of the incident will be established.