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Azerbaijan remembers victims of Khojaly Massacre

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Azerbaijani people gather in front of "Khojaly Genocide Memorial" to commemorate the victims of Khojaly Massacre on February 26, 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan is commemorating the 23rd anniversary of the 1992 “Khojaly massacre”, when Armenian forces attacked and took over the town of Khojaly in Nagorno-Karabakh on Feb. 26, 1992, after battering it with heavy artillery and tanks, assisted by an infantry regiment. The two-hour offensive killed 613 Azeri citizens, including 116 women and 63 children and critically injured 487 others, according to Azeri figures. (Footage by Resul Rehimov / Anadolu Agency) Check out our website: http://www.aa.com.tr/en Twitter: https://twitter.com/anadoluagency Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/anadoluagencyenglish Instagram: http://instagram.com/anadoluagency