Military vehicles of the Azerbaijani army. Photo

12 December 2018, 15:50

Azerbaijan registers cases of shelling in region bordering Armenia

Over the past 24 hours, the positions of the Azerbaijani army were shelled in four villages, reported the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for Azerbaijan.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on December 11-12, Azerbaijan claimed shelling of two villages in the conflict zone. In total, the Azerbaijani MoD registered 24 cases of shelling per day.

"Units of the Armenian armed forces used large-calibre machine guns and 28 times violated the ceasefire regime in different directions of the front within 24 hours," reports the website of the Azerbaijani MoD.

According to the Azerbaijani side, its positions in the villages of Agdam, Kokhanebi, Asrik Djyrdakhan, and Agbulag in the Tovuz District bordering Armenia came under the fire.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on December 12, 2018 at 09:35 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

All news

June 16, 2019 09:42

  • Georgia: opponents of gay parade announce protests against LGBT people

    A large-scale action against LGBT people will be held next week in Georgia, Levan Vasadze, a businessman, has announced, noting that protesters are ready to confront policemen. In his turn, Giorgi Burdjanadze, Deputy Ombudsperson, has called on opponents to the gay parade not to abuse the freedom of self-expression.

June 16, 2019 09:35

  • Three residents of Chechnya publicly apologize for drinking alcohol during Uraza-Bayram

    The "Grozny" ChGTRK (Chechen State TV and Radio Company) has screened a story about three residents of the republic, who apologized for buying alcohol during the Muslim holiday. Social network users argued about whether a policeman could reprimand them for violating religious norms. Because of the actual "dry law" in force in Chechnya, young people had to go to Dagestan, but, nevertheless, could not escape public condemnation, local residents report.

June 16, 2019 09:26

June 16, 2019 09:20

June 15, 2019 20:15

News archive