News 11 february — 11:34

Azerbaijani border guards neutralise violator (Incident on border with Iran)



Employees of the State Border Service neutralised a border intruder who tried to illegally move from Iran to Azerbaijan, the press-service of the State Border Service (SBS) told Azeri Daily.

According to the information, on February 11, at 00:10, on the service territory of the border guard station of the border unit 'Goytepe' near the village of Buravar in the Yardimli district, a border guard noticed a man travelling from Iran to Azerbaijan.

The offender was ordered to stop and warning fire was opened into the air. However, the violator did not obey the order and began to run away towards Iran. Then, in accordance with the law of Azerbaijan 'On the State Border,' the border guard applied weapons. As a result, the border intruder died from a bullet wound at the scene.

During the inspection of the body of the intruder of the border, a civil passport was found in the name of Azerbaijani citizen Zulfugar Huseyn oglu Seyfullayev, born in 1968, as well as a night vision device.

Currently, the staff of the SBS and the Military Prosecutor's Office are conducting the necessary operational and investigative measures on this fact.

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