Artsakh Defense Ministry Reports More Azerbaijani Soldier Deaths

(Source: Armenpress)
(Source: Armenpress)

(Source: Armenpress)

STEPANAKERT (—Azerbaijan has suffered 20 losses after days of skirmishes on the frontline with Nagorno-Karabakh, and 60-80 other Azeri servicemen have been wounded, Artak Beglaryan, a spokesperson for Prime Minister of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan, said on Facebook, citing the Minister of Defense.

According to his post, Defense Minister Levon Mnatsakanyan reported the losses at a National Assembly hearing, saying that the Defense Army is now in full control of the situation.

“As a result, Azerbaijan has 11-12 victims whose names have been verified by the Defense Army; there [are many] whose identity is now being established.”

“Additionally, an estimated 60-80 wounded [servicemen] are in their hospitals as of now,” Mnatsakanyan said, adding that he is also aware of material damages suffered in the military operations that saw several military posts and units destroyed.

“Baku hasn’t apparently digested the assaults against the residents of [Armenia’s] Tavush [region] and the soldiers of the Artsakh Republic,” reads Beglaryan’s post.


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