A shell covered in dirt. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the "Caucasian Knot"

22 October 2020, 23:34

A resident of Gabala wounded in missile attack, Azerbaijan reports

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Azerbaijani has reported about missile attacks by the Armenian troops on the Gabala, Kurdamir, and Siyazan District. As a result, a minor resident of Gabala was wounded, the General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan reported. Armenia claims that its troops did not shell the Gabala District.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that according to the Azerbaijani MoD, last night in the Karabakh conflict zone passed in a tense atmosphere: local battles were took place in some sectors of the frontline, and by the morning, armed clashes began along the entire contact line of the troops. The Armenian side confirmed the fighting in all directions of the front. Nagorno-Karabakh reported about a missile attack on the city of Martuni and surrounding villages.

For more news on the Karabakh conflict escalation, see: 'Karabakh: a Good War Or a Bad Peace' section.

This morning, ballistic missiles were launched from a tactical operational missile complex located in the territory of Armenia, the Azerbaijani MoD reports.

Murad Amirbekov, a 17-year-old resident of Gabala, was wounded as a result of a missile explosion, and five residential buildings were damaged, the General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan reports.

According to the press service for the General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan, since the beginning of the hostilities, the number of wounded civilians has reached 293, while the death toll is 63.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on October 22, 2020 at 01:28 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Faik Medjid; Source: CK correspondent

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