The victims of the Khojaly genocide was commemorated in Shusha with a minute of silence, according to the Azerbaijan MIA.
Traffic in Shusha was stopped and the victims of the Khojaly Genocide were commemorated.
Note, on 25-26 February 1992, Armenian Armed Forces, accompanied by armored vehicles of the former Soviet 366th motorized rifle regiment, attacked and occupied the besieged town of Khojaly as part of the armed aggression and ethnic cleansing that had been taking place in Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan since 1988.
When the residents of Khojaly attempted to flee the area, they were ambushed and fired on by the Armenian troops. As a result of the genocidal act, of the approximately 6,000 inhabitants of the town, 613 civilians, including 106 women, 63 children and 70 elderly, were killed.
The Azerbaijani Army liberated Shusha from the Armenian occupation on November 8 during the 44-day Nagorno-Karabakh war.
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