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Azerbaijan, Karabakh, Aghdam, February 1992<br />
After the Khojaly massacre, the International Red Cross organized a cease-fire to enable the Red Cross to return the corpses of Azerbaijanis killed. The 2,500 remaining inhabitants (23,757 before the war) found themselves without electricity, heating oil, water, or food and thus sought the safe passage they were promised. Instead, Armenian armed forces and members of the 366 Soviet infantry regiment were waiting to gun them down.As a result of this massacre 613 people were killed, 487 were severely. Those who escaped the gunfire only wounded had to trek through the mountains to safety – many perished in the cold. 1275 people were taken hostage. Those who survived would visit the mosque of Aghdam, used as a morgue, to search for their disappeared loved ones. They wandered among dozens of corpses, brought by the Red Cross, wrapped in body bags.<br />
A survivor mourns, she waits to prepare her relatives bodies for burial in accordance with Muslim tradition.<br />
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Azerbaidjan, Karabakh, Aghdam, Fevrier 1992 <br />
Apres le massacre de Khodjali, la Croix-Rouge internationale organise un cessez-le-feu pour rapatrier les corps des Azerbaidjanais morts. Les 2500 habitants restant (23 757 avant la guerre) se retrouvent sans electricite, mazout pour le chauffage, eau ou nourriture, et cherchent le passage securise promis. Mais les forces armees armeniennes et membres du 366e regiment d'infanterie sovietique attendent en contrebas, armes a la main. 613 personnes sont tuees, dont 487 gravement mutiles. Ceux qui en rechappent traversent les montagnes a pieds, beaucoup meurent de leurs blessures ou du froid. 1 275 personnes sont prises en otage. Ceux qui ont survecu visitent la mosquee d'Aghdam, utilisee comme morgue, cherchant leurs proches disparus. Ils errent parmi les dizaines de cadavres enveloppes dans des sacs mortuaires portees par la Croix-Rouge. <br />
Une survivante pleure avant de preparer les corps de ses parents selon la tradition musulmane.