Traces of shelling, Nagorny Karabakh. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the Caucasian Knot.

07 July 2017, 18:32

Nagorno-Karabakh reports three persons wounded by shelling

The Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported fire attacks on Armenian positions, explaining the bombardments by the need to prevent diversions and treating them as a response measure to the shelling of the village of Alkhanly, where two civilians were killed. Nagorno-Karabakh has reported three wounded members of its Defence Army.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that in the evening on July 4, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) reported that as a result of shelling from the Armenian side, a woman and a two-year-old girl were killed and another woman got shrapnel wounds.

"According to the reliable information possessed by the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan, Armenian military units were put on alert for the purpose of committing another diversion," the Azerbaijani MoD has stated today. To prevent the diversion, and as a retaliation act for the death of Alkhanly villagers, Armenian positions were shelled, said the MoD.

According to its counterpart of Nagorno-Karabakh, as a result of the shelling, the servicemen of the Defence Army of Nagorno-Karabakh Robert Gasparyan, Ambartsum Arutyunyan and Vage Badalyan received shrapnel wounds.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

Author: Faik Medzhid, Alvard Grigoryan; Source: CK correspondents

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