Azeri military losses in 2017 – 59 servicemen


A recent investigation by private sources in Azerbaijan reveal that at least 59 Azeri servicemen were killed in the year 2017.  Although information on military deaths remains a state secret, an analysis of social networks and personal interviews revealed that at least 19 of these were killed in combat, while around  40 were killed in non-combat situations.

Of 40 non-combat deaths, 8 from deliberate friendly-fire incidents, 5 died from suicides, 6 from non-vehicular accidents, 4 from health problems, 4 from vehicle accidents and 13 from reasons yet to be clarified.


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