The Caucasian Tatars (Azerbaijanis) destroyed the Makun bridge
During the road construction works, the heirs of the Caucasian Tatars (Azerbaijanis) destroyed the Makun bridge located in the area of the Mets Tagher village of the Hadrut region,which is included in the list of historical and cultural monuments of Artsakh. We learn about this from the Caucasus Heritage Watch satellite photos.
Makun Bridge (span length: 5.15 metres; passage width: 3.50metres) lies over a tributary flowing through flowing through Mets Tagher Village towards the river Ishkhanaget, at the southern extremity of the same village (Hadrut District,Republic of Artsakh). According to its four-line construction inscription,carved in Armenia(see in the Armenian text)on a finely-finished piece of stone(33 x 30 x 13 centimetres)-once set in the facade of the bridge looking downstream,but at present fallen off its original place-it dates back to 1890:Transl.:In memory of Ghazar Harutiun Bejaniants,1890.
Text and photos by Samvel Karapetyan