KAMAZ wrecked cab after a missile attack on Ganja. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the "Caucasian Knot"

05 October 2020, 10:54

Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of missile attacks on districts near Baku

On Sunday evening, two cities were shelled with missiles from Armenia, the Azerbaijani presidential administration has informed. Besides, areas near Baku were hit; and civilians were wounded as a result.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on October 4, the General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) of Azerbaijan reported that during a missile attack on Ganja, the second largest city in Azerbaijan after Baku, one person perished and 32 others were wounded.

Large-scale battles began in the Karabakh conflict zone on September 27. According to official data, by October 4, 24 civilians have perished in Azerbaijan. According to Nagorno-Karabakh, 208 soldiers and 11 civilians perished.

On October 4, the Azerbaijani cities of Mingachevir and Terter were hit by missiles launched by the Armenian Armed Forces, the press service of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported.

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

Besides, as reported by Khikmet Gadjiev, an assistant to the President of Azerbaijan on the Twitter, Armenia fired two missiles at the Khyzy and Apsheron Districts.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on October 5, 2020 at 00:04 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Faik Medjid Source: CK correspondent

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