Web Desk April 7, 2021

Today is the birthday of a student of the Azerbaijan Technical University (AzTU), national hero, martyr, Shovgiyar Abdullayev. He was born on April 5, 1969 in the village of Narimanli, Basarkecher district, Goyche area of Western Azerbaijan. In 1986, he entered the Azerbaijan Polytechnic Institute (now AzTU).

After completing the first year, Shovgiyar Abdullayev was drafted into the army. In 1989, he completed his military service in Mongolia and returned to Baku.

When the fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh began in 1992, he enlisted in the newly created national army and was appointed commander of a tank brigade formed in Aghdam.

Shovgiyar Abdullayev died heroically on August 27, 1992, saving his comrades from captivity in a very fierce battle.

AzTU staff and students visited his grave on the birthday of the university student, national hero, martyr, Shovgiyar Abdullayev, and paid tribute to his memory.

May Allah have mercy on all our martyrs!

We bow our heads before our martyrs’ memory!

 

Source: Azerbaijan Technical University

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