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Azerbaijani general killed in armed clashes on border with Armenia

BAKU, July 14. /TASS/. Azerbaijani Army Major-General Polad Gashimov and Colonel Ilgar Mirzoyev were killed in armed clashes on the border between Azerbaijan and Armenia, Azerbaijan’s APA news agency reported on Tuesday, citing Deputy Defense Minister Kerim Veliyev.

"Major-General Polad Gashimov and colonel Ilgar Mirzoyev died heroically in the morning battles," the news agency quoted the deputy defense minister as saying.

Azerbaijan’s state news agency AzerTAc also confirmed this information.