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Azerbaijani Soldiers Hospitalized After Poisoning Symptoms


Most soldiers have now left the military clinic where they were being treated

Most soldiers have now left the military clinic where they were being treated

BAKU (RFE/RL) -- A reported 164 soldiers in an Azerbaijani military unit in Baku were hospitalized last week with symptoms of poisoning, RFE/RL's Azerbaijani Service reports.

Defense Ministry spokesman Eldar Sabiroglu told RFE/RL that 158 of them have returned to their unit after check-ups and six soldiers are still being treated at the military clinic.

He did not disclose any possible causes for the soldier's symptoms.
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