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XUDAFARIN on February 24, 2011

Guba mass grave

In May 1918, an event similar to the March Days, occurred in the Guba, where Dashnak detachment under the command of Hamazasp Srvantsyan arrived from Baku after Armenian Bolshevist communist politician Stepan Shahumyan's order. Hamazasp's unit burned and destroyed the city of Quba and killed at least 30,000 people.

In 2007, during the reconstruction of the stadium, constructors discovered Guba mass grave. Studies of Azerbaijani and foreign scientists have confirmed that human remains found there to be local residents of various nationalities, including Jews and Lezgins who have been in 1918 massacre. To date, 600 human remains found, including about 50 children and 100 women.

XUDAFARIN on February 25, 2011

Guba mass grave

In May 1918, an event similar to the March Days, occurred in the Guba, where Dashnak detachment under the command of Hamazasp Srvantsyan arrived from Baku after Armenian Bolshevist communist politician Stepan Shahumyan's order. Hamazasp's unit burned and destroyed the city of Quba and killed at least 3,000 people.

In 2007, during the reconstruction of the stadium, constructors discovered Guba mass grave. Studies of Azerbaijani and foreign scientists have confirmed that human remains found there to be local residents of various nationalities, including Jews and Lezgins who have been in 1918 massacre. To date, 600 human remains found, including about 50 children and 100 women.

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