Stepanakert Says Seven Azeri Servicemen Killed Overnight

Armenian soldiers on the frontlines in the Martakert region of Artsakh

STEPANAKERT—The Artsakh Defense Army said Friday that about 80 cases of ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan were registered at the line of contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan on Thursday night. The adversary fired more than 4,500 shots from weapons of different caliber at Armenian positions.

The adversary also used large caliber weapons as they fired in the direction of Shahumyan. The Armenian forces had to resort to retaliatory actions to suppress the Azeris’ attacks, as a result of which at least three Azeri soldiers were killed.

The NKR armed forces also undertook preventive measures in the northeastern part of the line of contact. According to reports, four soldiers from the Azeri Special Forces were killed.

The Armenian side incurred no losses, the Artsakh Defense Ministry said. “The frontline troops of the Defense Army confidently continue with their military duty all along the line of contact,” the Ministry said.


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  1. Jan Fedayi said:

    Dashnakcakan zorqerov, menq gnanq arach

    Shoon Turqeroon tanq, arjani Harvac!!!

    Ketce Arstakh, Ketche Hay Joghovurd!

  2. Marshal said:

    God bless Christian Armenia Amwricans stand with you brothers!

  3. Vindicated Man said:

    According to reports, one of them was actually a TURKISH instructor.

  4. Armenian Christian said:

    I don’t enjoy anybody losing their lives… Not even my so-called enemys but its good to see Armenian ratcheting up the pressure on Sultan Aliyev…. We need to liberate the rest of our lands… No matter if I have kids or whatever Ill be back their ready to liberate more of my historical mother land