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Border violators were shot in Azerbaijan-Iran border, one was injured and two escaped

Measures are underway in the area of ensuring reliable protection of the state border by the State Border Service (SBS) of the Republic of Azerbaijan, APA reports citing joint information of the State Border Service and the Prosecutor General’s Office/

At about 00:57a.m. on September 8, 2021, near Boyuk Bahmanli village of Fuzuli district, on the territory of the border guard outpost service of the Horadiz border group of the border troops of the border service, the border guard noticed a violation of the state border by three unknown persons.

According to the report, weapons were used in accordance with the requirements of the Law on the State Border of the Republic of Azerbaijan to prevent the attempt of border violators to flee the territory of the “Stop” command of the border guard.

One of the violators was injured, and the other two managed to get away from the area, taking advantage of the dark weather and the forest area.

Source: Azeri-Press News Agency