Center “Doctrine”: 47 persons are died, 84 persons were wounded or injured in Defense and Security Sector in 2014

Today (June 30) “Doctrine” Journalists’ Military Research Center (“Doctrine” JMRC) announced the statistics of the military casualties in the security and defense sector of Azerbaijan for 2014. According to Jasur Mammadov (Sumerinli), the head of the NGO, 47 persons are dead, 84 persons were wounded or injured in Defense and Security Sector of Azerbaijan Republic in six months of 2014.

Fatal casualties in the Karabakh conflict zone amounted to 13 persons, including 10 killed by bullets of Armenian armed forces and 3 persons was blown up on a landmine.
Non-combat losses amounted to 34 persons, including 1 person, died under unidentified circumstances, 7 persons, died from diseases, 8 persons, perished in car accidents, 6 persons, killed as a result of using of weapons against each other and acting carelessly, 1 person from accident and 11 persons committed suicide. 40 from Ministry of Defense, 3 from Ministry of Justice, 2 from Internal Troops of MIA and 2 from State Border Service.

According to the “Doctrine” JMRC 84 persons wounded or injured in last six months. 19 were injured in illegal activities, 7 attempted to suicide, 11 wounded from Armenian sniper, 9 were injured from landmine, 33 were injured from car accident, 2 were in accident, 2 were in exercise, 1 was poisoned. 71 from Ministry of Defense, 7 from Internal Troops of MIA, 5 from State Border Service and 1 from Ministry of Justice.

During first half of this year, 8 civilian citizen of Azerbaijan Republic wounded by Armenian sniper in the frontline.

According to “Doctrine” JMRC, statistics was compiled on the basis of media monitoring of single messages of the Ministry of Defense, Internal Troops of MIA, State Border Service and other official sources.

“Doctrine” JMRC Information Department