azen
  • The streets of Khankendi
  • The view of Khankendi from Shusha
  • A nature view of native Garabagh
  • The monument to World War II
  • Baku-Khankendi-Shusha road

Khojaly Genocide

Khojaly Genocide – The Scale of the Massacre

At night from February 25 to 26, 1992, Armenian armed forces with the help of the armored regiment of 366 infantry and military equipment placed during the Soviet period in Khankendi (Stepanakert) occupied the town of Khojaly. Before the attack, the town was fired from cannons and heavy armored equipment in the

Khojaly was the main target

The attack of Armenian armed detachments on Khojaly was arranged due to its geographical location. Having 7000 population, Khojaly locates 10 km at the south-west from Khankendi, at the Garabagh mountains and over the Aghdam, Shusha, Askeran and Khankendi roads. The only airport in Garabagh was in Khojaly. Khojaly is an ancient place where people settled, and monuments

The chronicle of the tragedy

Khojaly was in blockade since October 1991. On October 31, the car communication was cut off and the only means of transport were helicopters. The last helicopter came to Khojaly on January 28, 1992. Firing the civil helicopter on the sky of Shusha town and death of 40 people caused the cut of this communication