Shootout on border with Iran: Two Azerbaijani border guards died

May 15 around 16:00 Three unknowns violated the state border of Azerbaijan near the village of Gender of the Yardymlinsky district.

As stated in the message of the press service of the State Border Service, the violators did not obey the order “stop” border guards, opened fire on border guards, threw their cargo and tried to hide from the scene.

As a result of fire, open from the border violators, Senior Lieutenant Euvazov Samir Elmar Oglu and Junior Sergeant Alimov Farid Elchin oglu were injured. The servicemen were immediately evacuated to the medical institution, but they failed to save their lives.