Five Azeris Killed In Landmine Explosion In Occupied Artsakh’s Fizuli District.

Five civilians were killed when their passenger vehicle struck a landmine in a village in the Fizuli District (now controlled by Azerbaijan), adjacent to Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan’s Prosecutor General’s Office said in a statement on Saturday, reports Russia’s TASS news agency.

“On November 28, at 15.20 local time, a Toyota car struck, according to a preliminary version, an antitank mine in the village of Ashagi-Seidahmedli in Fizuli District, liberated from occupation, and five citizens of Azerbaijan, who were in the car, were killed,” the statement said.

A criminal case was opened under Articles 100.2 (planning, preparation, unleashing or waging an aggressive war) and 116.0.6 (violation of international humanitarian law during armed conflicts) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan. The Investigative Department of the Prosecutor General’s Office is commissioned to conduct the investigation.

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