Thursday, October 15, 2020

Azerbaijan carries out airstrikes in disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

Azerbaijan launched large-scale airstrikes in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region after an Armenian armed force committed provocations along the entire length of the front on Sunday, locals said. The airstrikes occurred in the frontline zone in Nagorno-Karabakh.

The details were given in a 27 September media release, to announce that at about 06:00, Armenian troops committing large-scale provocations, have subjected to intensive shelling from large-caliber weapons, mortars, and artillery mounts of various calibers of the positions of the Azerbaijan Army along the entire length of the front and human settlements located in the frontline zone.

There are killed and wounded among the civilian population as a result of the intensive shelling by the enemy of the Gapanly village of Terter region, the Chiragli and Orta Gervend villages of Aghdam region, the Alkhanli and Shukurbeyli villages of Fizuli region, and the Jojug Marjanli village of Jabrayil region. Serious damage was caused to civilian infrastructure.

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Information on casualties and wounded among the civilian population and military personnel is being specified, the release states.

The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry claimed that during airstrikes were destroyed 12 OSA anti-aircraft missile systems of the Armenian air defense units.

“Units of the Azerbaijan Army are fighting for important heights located under the occupation of Armenian troops in the Terter-Aghdam, Fizuli-Jabrayil directions, and in the direction of Murovdag Mountain,” it said in a statement. “Rocket and artillery troops and aviation assets strike at enemy command posts, destroying a large number of maneuvering forces, military equipment, and military facilities.”

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