Mother and disabled son killed in their home by Azerbaijan special forces sent in to take Hadrut

According to Artak Beglaryan, Human Rights Ombudsman of the Republic of Artsakh / Nagorno Karabagh, on the morning of October 10, 2020, during the invasion of Hadrut town, Azerbaijani subversive forces killed two civilians, a woman and her disabled son.  “Today the Staff of the Human Rights Ombudsman of the Republic of Artsakh received concrete information that the subversive group, which entered Hadrut town in the morning, killed two civilians at their home – a woman and her son who has a disability.” Beglaryan said on Facebook. “Strongly condemning the continuous severe atrocities of the Azerbaijani armed forces against the Artsakh civilian population, I demand from the international community to react properly to this cruel crime and to pursue punishing those criminals.” The mother and her disabled son were shot by Azerbaijani forces.

As of October 12, 2020, 31 civilians have been killed since September 27, 2020, when Azerbaijan began launching indiscriminate airstrikes and artillery attacks against Artsakh / Nagorno Karabagh, targeting civilian objects such as residential buildings, schools and structures vital to the survival of the civilian population.