Salatyn Asgarova

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Salatyn Asgarova
Salatın Əsgərova
Born(1961-12-16)16 December 1961
Died9 January 1991(1991-01-09) (aged 29)
6th km of Lachin-Shusha highway, next to Böyük Galadərəsi village
NationalityAzerbaijani
OccupationJournalist
ChildrenJeyhun Asgarov
Awards"Qızıl Ulduz" medalı.png National Hero of Azerbaijan (1991)

Salatyn Aziz qizi Asgarova (Azerbaijani: Salatın Əziz qızı Əsgərova; Russian: Салатын Аскерова; 16 December 1961 – 9 January 1991) is a National Hero of Azerbaijan. She was one of the Azerbaijani journalists killed in the Nagorno-Karabakh War.[1][2]

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A Baku street and a ship in the Caspian Sea are named after her.

A monument in her memory was erected at Tafakkur University in Baku.

She was given the National Hero title after her death. Salatyn was buried in the Martyrs' Lane in Baku.[3]

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