At the Armenian Army headquarters. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Defence of Armenia

29 September 2020, 18:31

Armenian MoD reports about shelling attacks on Vardenis

The Azerbaijani troops shelled a civilian bus and a military unit in the Armenian city of Vardenis, there were no casualties, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the Ministry for Emergencies (MfE) of Armenia report.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on September 27, the hostilities broke out in the Karabakh conflict zone. The martial law is in force in Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh, and Azerbaijan. Today, the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan has reported about the intense combat actions in the Karabakh conflict zone. Furthermore, according to the Azerbaijani side, at 7:30 a.m., an artillery shelling attack on combat positions in the Dashkesan District was launched from the territory of the Vardenis District of Armenia. Armenia called the claim about the shelling attack on the Dashkesan District a lie.

Today, on his Facebook page, Artsrun Ovannisyan, the spokesperson for the headquarters under the Armenian MoD, has reported that the Azerbaijani troops used an assault unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to shell a civilian bus in the Armenian city of Vardenis. The Artsrun Ovannisyan's post was translated from the Armenian language by the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

According to the Armenian MfE, no one was wounded or killed in the shelling attack on the civilian bus, and rescuers of the MfE are working at the place.

The Azerbaijani armed forces also opened fire on a military unit of the Armenian troops in Vardenis and used air forces in the direction of the Armenian positions, Shushan Stepanyan, the press secretary of the Armenian MoD, wrote on her Facebook page.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on September 29, 2020 at 11:49 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Armine Martirosyan; Source: CK correspondent

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