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Return to Talish: "A Stone’s Throw from War" Video

December 28, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

12:05, December 28, 2012

Inna Mkhitaryan

Greta, 65, was a mother of ten children when the Karabakh war broke out. Their family lived in the village Talish, in the Martakert region. During the first days of the war in May 1992, her 17 year-old son was killed by artillery fire in the house courtyard.

Learning about an expected attack on the village,Greta and her family evacuated Talish a mere forty days after her son’s death. They joined other residents on the road of exile. The Azeris attacked and occupied Talish.2 years it was taken back by Armenian forces. Seven years later Greta returned toTalish with one of her ten children – the youngest son Armen. Their home had been burnt and destroyed.

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