Residents of Stepanakert spend nights in basements of their houses, equipped as shelters. October 7, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Stringer

08 October 2020, 18:06

Armenia reports night missile attacks on Stepanakert

This night, the capital of Nagorno-Karabakh came under Azerbaijan's missile fire, Armenian authorities have stated.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on October 7, Azerbaijan informed about battles along the entire frontline, while Nagorno-Karabakh reported clashes in the south-eastern direction. Also today, Azerbaijan accused Armenia of shelling five border districts.

Today, fighting resumed in southern and northern directions of the Karabakh conflict zone, the RIA "Novosti" reports referring the MoD of the unrecognized republic.

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

Artsrun Ovannisyan, the spokesman of the Armenian MoD, wrote on the Facebook that Azerbaijani militaries had tried to carry out an attack on the outskirts of the city of Jabrayil.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on October 8, 2020 at 10:01 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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