On 30 July 2017, in a rare publication Azeri media outlets gave news of the death of 24-year old Azeri Armed forces Lieutuenant Akbarli Huseyn, killed on the northern segment of the Armenia-Azeri border. Huseyn was a native of Eçara village in the Jelilabad region of Azerbaijan. Huseyn was allegedly killed by Armenian forces in retaliatory fire between military outposts near the Armenian-Azeri border.
Left: Huseyn’s body being brought back to his village. Right: Husseyn with a fellow serviceman near an undisclosed village near the border.