"Azadliq" Editor in Chief Qanimat Zahid told a press conference today that the attack on Huseynli could only be linked to his professional activities.
A spokesman for the Interior Ministry rejected the allegations. According to the spokesman, Huseynli initially told doctors he injured himself in a fall but later changed his account of what happened.
The Interior Ministry said it is investigating the incident.
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