March, 31 - the day of genocide of Azerbaijanis -

March, 31 - the day of genocide of Azerbaijanis

In March-April, 1918 armenians killed more than 50 thousand Azerbaijanis, plundered their houses, drove tens thousands people out of their homes in Baku, Shemakha, Guba, Mugan, Lenkoran. Only in Baku about 30 thousand Azerbaijanis were killed with particular brutality, 58 villages were destroyed, about 7 thousand people were killed including 1,653 women and 965 children in Shemakha district. 122 Moslem villages were destroyed in Guba district, more than 150 Azerbaijani villages were destroyed barbarously in upper part of Karabakh, 115 villages - in Zangezur district, terrible massacre were implemented against population without any distinction in sex and age. 211 Azerbaijani villages were destroyed, burnt and plundered in Irevan province, 92 - in Kars oblast. In this historic city of Azerbaijanis and around it 88 villages were destroyed, 1,920 houses were burnt, 131.970 people were killed......................................................................"The Khojaly genocide with its inconceivable cruelty and inhuman punitive methods, was completely targeted against the people of Azerbaijan and represents a barbarian act in the history of humankind. At the same time, this genocide was a historical crime against humanity." Heydar Aliyev