Ganja Battalion

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Gəncə yarım könüllü batalyonu
Size200 over the course of the war
EngagementsNagorno-Karabakh War
CommanderMehman Alakbarov

The Ganja Battalion in the Nagorno-Karabakh War (Azerbaijani: Gəncə yarım könüllü batalyonu) was a battalion of volunteers made up of active and reserve Azerbaijani military personnel sent to the Nagorno-Karabakh region as part of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan force fighting in the Nagorno-Karabakh War. The battalion is best known for liberation of Askeran province and elimination of Armenian Arabo Unit on June 29, 1992 in Ağdərə.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Huseynov, Rizvan. Июнь 1992 года. Попавшие в окружение армянские бандиты и иностранные наемники (in Russian). Archived from the original on 20 October 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2010.
  2. ^ Hüseynov Şahlar İsa oğlu (in Azerbaijani)