Armed attack on Azerbaijani border guards, there is a detained

On Tuesday, May 17, a border outfit in the service territory of the Gyotepa border outpost, located near the village of Alchabulag, Yardymlinsky district, a violation of the state border of Azerbaijan from Iran by two unknown persons was revealed. The border outpost was immediately raised on command, the service territory was closed. With the involvement of service dogs, a search was carried out by the border violators, the scene and adjacent territories were taken under control. reported this in the press service of the State Border Service.

The department noted that, despite the warning fire to the air, the criminals, without obeying the order, showed armed resistance and opened fire from automatic weapons to border guards.

During the persecution of violators, a weapon was used by the border outfit. Smuggles, throwing parcels to the ground, taking advantage of the thick woodedness, relief and weather conditions, fled back to Iranian territory.

3 kilograms and 500 grams of narcotic substances, combat weapons of the AKM-74 brand and 20 rounds were found and seized on the territory and seized smugglers.

As a result of operational measures in the territory adjacent to the scene, a citizen of Azerbaijan was detained as a suspect, his personality is currently being established.

On facts, operational investigative measures continue.