Ships, cars and trains sound sirens in Azerbaijan
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  • 13:40 20 January 2020

Ships, cars and trains sound sirens in Azerbaijan

A state-wide moment of silence was observed for the 20th January martyrs today at 12:00 (local time) across Azerbaijan, ONA reports.

Ships, cars, and trains sounded sirens throughout the country to remember victims of the January 20, 1990 tragedy.

Note that on the night of January 19 to 20, 1990, the Soviet Army attacked Baku and shot down peaceful people. As many as 137 people were killed, 744 were wounded and 841 were illegally arrested.

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