30 years passed from the occupation of the village Garadaghli of Khojavend district and the genocide crime committed by Armenian armed forces against innocent civilians.
IDPs from Khojavend settled in Beylagan visited the monument complex erected in the settlement Yeni Garadaghli in the memory of martyrs in on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy Garadaghli. Villagers of Garadaghli, representatives of the district community, family members of martyrs, former servicemen put bunches of flowers on the monument complex and honored the memory of martyrs. Chairman of the State Committee for Affairs of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons Rovshan Rzayev, Head of Khojavend District Executive Power Eyvaz Huseynov and Commander of the Second Army Corps Major-General Mais Barkhudarov attended the memorial ceremony.
We should note that the village Garadaghli heroically fighting against Armenian occupiers for 4 years was occupied and burned on February 17, 1992, genocide was committed against innocent civilians. During the occupation 118 people were captured and 33 were shot. Totally 68 of captives were killed, 50 were hardly released. 10 of captives were women, 2 were school children. 18 of released captives, including 5 women died of non-healing wounds afterwards. 10 of people murdered in attacks on Garadaghli by Armenian armed forces were women, 8 were school children. 91 people from Garadaghli, i.e. one in every 10 villagers were killed. As a result of the occupation, 200 houses, 1 cultural house, a 320-seat secondary school building, 25-bed hospital building and other facilities, historical, religious, cultural monuments belong to Azerbaijanis and a cemetery were destroyed. About 800 people of the village became an IDP.