Combat duty in a military unit of the army of Nagorno-Karabakh. Photo by the press service of the Ministry of Defence of Armenia

21 January 2020, 17:16

Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of shelling attacks on border villages

The positions of the Azerbaijani troops in two villages on the border with Armenia and in the Karabakh conflict zone were shelled 22 times within 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Azerbaijan reports.

The positions of the Azerbaijani army were shelled, including from heavy machine guns and sniper rifles, the Azerbaijani MoD reported.

According to the Azerbaijani MoD, the fire came both from the "Noyemberyan and Berd Districts" of Armenia and from the territories controlled by the authorities of Nagorno-Karabakh.

"The the positions of the Azerbaijani troops were shelled in the village of Gyzylgadjyly and at nameless heights in the Gazakh District, in the village of Mundjuglu in the Tovuz District, and at nameless heights in the territory of the Gadabay District," the Azerbaijani MoD reports on its official website.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on January 21, 2020 at 10:32 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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