A car and a house damaged as a result of shelling attacks.  Photo: Aik Bagdasaryan /Photolure./Reuters

14 October 2020, 18:42

Nagorno-Karabakh reports about shelling attacks on civilians

The Azerbaijani troops shelled villages, towns, and cities in the Shaumyan, Martakert, and Hadrut Districts of Nagorno-Karabakh, rescuers said. No civilian casualties were reported.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on October 10, an agreement on ceasefire in the Karabakh conflict zone entered into force, but the parties to the conflict continued to report about battles and shelling attacks.

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

"The Ministry for Emergencies (MfE) of Nagorno-Karabakh reports about a shelling attack by Azerbaijan on civilian facilities in the Shaumyan, Martakert, and Hadrut Districts of Nagorno-Karabakh," the Nagorno-Karabakh MfE reports on Facebook today. Meanwhile, no information concerning killed or injured people was reported.

In its turn, Armenia reported about air strikes on Martakert. "Azerbaijan continues to violate the humanitarian ceasefire and repeatedly shells peaceful cities, towns, and villages. In particular, in addition to launching missile and artillery attacks on the city of Martakert, the enemy has also used military aircrafts in the same direction," the united information centre of Armenia reports on Facebook today.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on October 14, 2020 at 02:14 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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