Through the eyes of witnesses
22 year have passed after Lachin’s invasion by Armenian armed forces. The Armenian army invaded Lachin on May 18, 1992, attacking from Turshsu village of Shusha and Gorus region of Armenia. Lachin region situated in the mountainous area in the south-west of Azerbaijan borders on Kalbajar in the north, Shusha in the east, Gubadli in the south, Armenia in the west. Its area is 1835 square kilometers, the population had been 64 thousand until the invasion.
Abilov Shamil Mammad oglu was born in Seyidli village of Agdam in 1969. He served in the Soviet army for many years. In 1990 he started military service in our country. He was born one of the first soldiers of our national army since it was created. He has performed some positions as Regiment commander, Tabor commander an so on.