Azerbaijan 10 days ago handed over to the Armenian side the bodies of 13 servicemen killed during the September hostilities. The genetic examination has been completed today and all the bodies have been identified, Marina Baghdasaryan, head of the department of molecular genetic examination of the Forensic Medical Center, said in an interview with Radio Liberty.
"I think the bodies have already been handed over to the parents. We finished our work today," Baghdasaryan said.
According to her, there was no need for a second examination. "In this case, we only worked with bone tissues, but at the first attempt we got full-fledged characteristics, received and identification," said the head of the department of molecular genetic examination of the Forensic Medical Center.
Since September Baku has handed over the bodies of 156 servicemen to Armenia. After the hostilities Azerbaijan has not allowed the Armenian side to withdraw the wounded or dead soldiers from the occupied territories. According to unofficial data, there are three missing servicemen.