Five Azerbaijan troops killed in road crash

Last Updated: Sun, May 19, 2013 02:00 hrs

Baku, May 19 (IANS) At least five Azerbaijan soldiers were killed and six seriously injured when their vehicle rammed into a tree and overturned, the government said.

The accident occurred early Saturday in Guba region, some 168 km from capital Baku, reported Xinhua citing Azerbaijan's internal ministry.

Though an investigation was underway , police said bad weather as well as mechanical defects might have caused the crash.

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