A soldier of the army of Nagorno-Karabakh. Photo: Sputnik/ Ilya Pitalyov https://ru.armeniasputnik.am/karabah/20180407/11302226/azerbajdzhan-uvelichil-chastotu-narushenij-rezhima-prekrashcheniya-ognya-v-karabahe.html

07 January 2019, 17:20

Azerbaijan claims shelling of five villages

During the last 24 hours, the ceasefire regime in the conflict zone was violated for 28 times; the positions of the Azerbaijani militaries deployed in the villages of the Gazakh and Tovuz Districts came under fire, the country's Ministry of Defence (MoD) has stated.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on January 5-6, Azerbaijan declared about 25 shelling attacks on its positions in the conflict zone.

From the morning of January 6 till the morning of January 7, units of the Armenian Armed Forces were shelled for 28 times, the Azerbaijani MoD has reported on its website. The positions stationed in the villages of Kemerli and Djafarli in the Gazakh District, and of Asrik Djyrdakhan, Agbulag and Mundjuglu in the Tovuz District, as well as on the nameless heights in these districts, were shelled by Armenia. The fire was carried out from the territories "near the occupied villages," the MoD has clarified.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on January 7, 2019 at 10:46 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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