Twenty-year-old Azeri serviceman, Taleh Shukurov, was reportedly killed today according to media report from pro-opposition Meydan TV. The report, based on information from Shukurov’s family, as well as the municipal head and military recruiting office of his native city Goytepe. The area of incident was not released to the public and while no specific details were made clear, the Goytepe military recruitment office reportedly stated that Shukurov died from an accidental gunshot wound fired by a fellow serviceman.
At the time of this article, no official statement from the country’s defence ministry had been made on the incident. According to military blog Razm.info, Shukurov’s death brings the total death toll of serviceman to 25 in Azerbaijan since the start of the year.