Azerbaijan Resumes Shelling of Martakert, Killing 3

Armenian soldiers on the frontline in the Martakert region of Artsakh
Armenian soldiers on the frontline in the Martakert region of Artsakh

Armenian soldiers on the frontline in the Martakert region of Artsakh

MARTAKERT, Artsakh (ArmRadio) —The relative tranquility established between the armed forces of Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan was again breached by the Azeri side at about 5:40p.m., the Artsakh Defense Ministry reported.

The Azeri forces used 82 mm mortars as they shelled the military positions of the Defense Army in the direction of Martakert.

Movement of equipment was observed in the northeastern direction of the line of contact.

Artsakh Army front line are closely following the developments the Artsakh-Azerbaijan border.

The Azerbaijani forces continued the intensive firing all along the line of contact with the Karabakh forces on April 26, the Artsakh Defense Ministry reports.

As a result of their ongoing ceasefire violations, contract servicemen Tigran Mkhitary Poghosyan (born in 1992) and Aram Nikol Arushanyan (born in 1972) were killed.

Azerbaijanis used heavy weaponry, including mortars, cannons, MM-21 Grad multiple rocket launchers, as it shelled the military positions and populated areas in Karabakh.

The settlements of Martakert, “Nerkin Horatagh” and others came under heavy firing.

Private Hayk Samvel Minasyan, was killed as a result of Azeri aggression.

The front divisions of the Artsakh Defense Army undertook retaliatory measures to neutralize the aggression of the rival, inflicting losses in human force and equipment, the Ministry said.

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  1. PK said:

    WILL OUR STUPID PRESIDENT RECOGNIZE ARTSAKH NOW…… IF HE DOESN’T, HE NEEDS TO BE KICKED OUT. NO MORE OF OUR SOLDIERS DYING. HOW MUCH MORE RUSSIAN ASS DO WE NEED TO KISS. ALL THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE PRAISING RUSSIA, PLEASE GO LIVE IN RUSSIA.

  2. Norin said:

    These animals won’t get the message with just defensive posturing by our brave Arstakh forces, its time to fight fire with fire. Any time civilian areas are targeted by Azerbaboons, our forces should begin responding in kind with civilian populated targets. Taking the “high road” in the game of war will ultimately cost us dearly, it’s time to stop being chivalrous and start playing dirty just like the enemy. Our civilian populace should not have to endure this while their’s is comfortable knowing that “Armenians are too noble to bomb us civilians”, enough of this, no one is handing out medals for chivalry while our civilians get bombed and their’s live in peace.

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