On the line of contact with Nagorno-Karabakh. Nagorno-Karabakh, October 20, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Stringer

23 October 2020, 19:55

Number of killed Nagorno-Karabakh soldiers reaches 927

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Nagorno-Karabakh has released a new report about 27 killed soldiers, and in total, since the beginning of the escalation of the conflict, the number of killed Karabakh soldiers has reached 927. The Ministry of Defence of Armenia has reported about ongoing battles in the eastern direction of the frontline.

Today, Karabakh has reported about missile attacks by the Azerbaijani troops on the Martuni and Martakert Districts. As a result, two houses were destroyed there. Azerbaijan claims that its troops do not shell populated areas. The Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan has also announced that two Armenian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) were shot down and two others were intercepted.

The battles are being going on in all directions of the frontline, Shushan Stepanyan, the press secretary for the Ministry of Defence of Armenia, reports on Facebook. Artsrun Ovannisyan, the spokesman for the Ministry of Defence of Armenia, notes that heavy battles are going on in the eastern direction, where the defence army is repelling attacks of the enemy's sabotage groups, the "Sputnik Armenia" reports.

Azerbaijan does not disclose any information concerning its combat losses. At the same time, according to the General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan, since September 27, 63 civilians have been killed, and 293 others have been injured.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on October 23, 2020 at 02:22 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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