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16 April 2019, 14:24

Azerbaijan reports 20 shelling attacks in conflict zone

The armistice regime in the Karabakh conflict zone was broken; a village bordering on Armenia came under fire, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) has stated.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on April 15, Azerbaijan counted 24 shelling attacks of its positions during the past 24 hours.

On April 15-16, the ceasefire regime was violated for 20 times, says the website of the Azerbaijani MoD. The positions stationed in the village of Agbulag in the Tovuz District and on the nameless heights in the Gadabay District came under fire from Armenia; shelling was also carried out from the territories that Azerbaijan treats as its occupied ones, the MoD has reported.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on April 16, 2019 at 09:19 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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