Urban exploration at Agdam ghost town

The bombed city of Agdam, once home of 40.00 inhabitants, is currently a ruinous, uninhabited ghost town rotting inside its war relics. As on July 1993, after heavy fighting, Agdam was captured by the forces of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the entire population was forced to flee eastwards. Later on Armenian forces destroyed the remains of Agdam to prevent its recapture by Azerbaijan. Our morning exploration there was a pleasurable wandering under the cloudy sky accompanied by the fear of unexplored land mines all around the area. All the houses are ruinous, some by shells fired in the war, others looted for their building materials. The only well-preserved building is the Mosque which offers amazing views over the city covered by snow.





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