09 October 2020, 11:23
Azerbaijani villagers claim increased shelling
On Thursday (September 8), after a short lull, the artillery shelling of Azerbaijani frontline settlements intensified, local residents have reported. A strong missile attack hit the city of Barda; there are also casualties and destructions there.
According to official data, as of October 8, overall, 31 civilians perished in Azerbaijan; 154 others were wounded. In Nagorno-Karabakh, 23 civilians perished, and about 90 others were wounded.
"If yesterday we saw noticeably less shelling attacks, then, this morning intensive shelling resumed," said Baba Rzaev, a resident of Terter. He has noted that a lot was destroyed in the city during the 12 days of the war.
Takhir Yusifov, a resident of the village of Sarydjaly, Agdam District, also told about the intense shelling. He has noted that because of the shelling, people cannot engage in their economic activities and take cattle to pastures.
"This conflict must be resolved once and forever, so that a lasting peace could come. So that we could sleep peacefully, not flinch from shell explosions," said the man.
A strong blow was struck on the city of Barda, located 30 kilometres away from the frontline. One of the shells fell about 200 meters from the hotel where journalists live, Aziz Karimov, a "Caucasian Knot" correspondent, reports.
Author: Faik Medjid Source: CK correspondent