Home page   » TRAGEDIES    » Guba genocide   

Guba genocide


The most terrible genocide committed by Armenians is in Guba. In 2007, while the excavation works for stadium repair carried out in the city cemetery the mass graves were found and works were canceled, experts were involved. Excavation works are still continuing.
It was proved that the bones found in Guba graveyard are the bones of the victims of the genocide committed by Armenians in 1918. March Events or March genocide taken place in the period between March 30 - April 3, 1918 in different regions of the city of Baku and the Baku province, as well as in Shamakhi, Khachmaz, Lankaran, Hajigabul, Salyan, Zangezur, Karabakh, Nakhchivan, committed by Baku Soviet and Dashnak Armenian armed forces, is the massacre committed against Azerbaijanis. The largest massacre in the regions was committed in Guba province. The commander of the Dashnak groups sent in Guba in April, Hamazasp said: "I am the hero of the Armenian people and its defender. I was ordered to kill al Moslems in the area from the Caspian Sea to Shahdagh".  The Dashnak troops led by him burned 122 villages in Guba. And local peoples were killed with many brutalities. Even Armenians took the eyes of the people and made from it the "amulet”.
During the genocide committed by Armenian nationalists 30 thousand people were killed. According to official sources, as a result of the genocide 12 thousand Azerbaijanis were killed, tens of thousands of people missed. By an order of the National leader of Azerbaijan President Heydar Aliyev, dated March 26, 1998 March 31 is marked as the Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis.  

Read: 4052