Kalbajar: 27 years pass since occupation

Kalbajar: 27 years pass since occupation

Today marks 27 years since the day of the occupation of Kalbajar by Armenia. 

Launching a large-scale military operation on March 27 in 1993, the Armenian armed forces occupied Kalbajar on April 2.

As a result, 511 people were killed in Kalbajar, which has a territory of 1,936 square meters. As many as 321 people were captured and went missing. Fifty-five soldiers were killed during the fights, while 132 settlements were captured by the Armenian Armed forces.

Armenian occupiers destroyed more than 500 industrial, construction, catering and retail facilities, 97 schools and 76 health facilities. Kalbajar district’s 53,340 residents became IDPs.

After the occupation of Kelbajar, Resolution 822 was adopted at a meeting of the UN Security Council on the unconditional withdrawal of Armenian armed forces from Kalbajar and other occupied regions of Azerbaijan.

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