Tank units of the Azerbaijani Army. Photo: Ministry of Defence  of Azerbaijan, https://mod.gov.az/ru

16 August 2018, 14:30

Azerbaijan counts 87 bombardments in conflict zone during 24 hours

Armenian militaries have shelled positions of the Azerbaijani Army by using large-calibre machine guns, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence has stated today.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on August 15, Azerbaijan accused Armenia of 91 bombardments per past 24 hours. In its turn, Nagorno-Karabakh, in its weekly report, stated about 200 shelling episodes from the Azerbaijani side during the period from August 5 to August 11.

On August 15-16, positions of Azerbaijani servicemen were shelled in two villages – Gyzylgadjyly and Mundjuglu of the Gazakh and Tovuz Districts, says the website of the Azerbaijani MoD.

According to the MoD, in total, within 24 hours, Armenia violated the ceasefire regime for 87 times.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on August 16, 2018 at 08:48 am MSK. To access the full text of the article click here.

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