Broken windows in a house in the vilage of Nerkin Oratag, Nagorno-Karabakh. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the "Caucasian Knot"

28 July 2018, 22:39

Nagorno-Karabakh counts 300 shelling episodes in the conflict zone during a week

During the week from July 22 to July 28, Azerbaijani militaries violated the ceasefire regime for 300 times; a soldier was wounded during one of the bombardments, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Nagorno-Karabakh has stated.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that during the previous week, by July 21, Nagorno-Karabakh counted 150 acts of shelling by Azerbaijan. Levon Mnatsakanyan, the Defence Minister of Nagorno-Karabakh, has stated that the number of violations of the ceasefire regime by the Azerbaijani side decreased dramatically.

On July 22-28, the Azerbaijani Armed Forces fired over 2500 rounds of small arms of various types at Karabakh positions, the press service of the MoD of Nagorno-Karabakh has reported.

"The Defence Army of Nagorno-Karabakh has refrained from retaliatory actions and continues confidently carrying out the combat mission at a high level," the MoD has stated.

Earlier, on July 27, the MoD of Nagorno-Karabakh reported that it was conducting an investigation into the wounding of its serviceman.

"On July 26, David Arthurovich Miloyan, a serviceman of the Defence Army of Nagorno-Karabakh, born in 1998, was wounded," the press service of the MoD has reported.

The Military Hospital of Nagorno-Karabakh reported that the soldier was hospitalized in grave condition.

In its turn, this morning, Azerbaijan announced 104 bombardments by Armenia within the last 24 hours.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on July 28, 2018 at 05:32 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Alvard Grigoryan; Source: CK correspondent

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