The Mine Action Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan (ANAMA) has made a statement regarding a mine explosion in the country’s Aghdam district.

On 5 December 2023, on the territory of Sarijali village of Aghdam district, liberated from occupation, an employee of the Agency Vagif Sabir Akbarov, born in 1992, exploded on an anti-personnel mine while performing his official duties.

The victim was taken to the district hospital. A part of his right leg below the knee was amputated. His condition is satisfactory.