Shell crater in Martakert, October 15, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Stringer

16 October 2020, 18:32

Nagorno-Karabakh reports about shelling attack on six villages

The Azerbaijani troops shelled villages in the Martuni, Hadrut, and Kashatag District, and the information about victims and damage is being specified, the authorities of Nagorno-Karabakh report.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that in the morning on October 16, Armenia and Azerbaijan exchanged accusations of the ceasefire violations. The Azerbaijani side reported about shelling attacks on the Goranboy, Terter, Agdam, and Aghjabedi Districts. Armenia also reported about an attack by the Azerbaijani troops in the northern direction of the front.

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

Last night, the village of Karmir Shuka was subjected to intensive artillery fire, and in the morning, the village of Berdashen in the Martuni District was shelled, the Ministry for Emergencies (MfE) of Nagorno-Karabakh reports.

"Artillery strikes were also launched against the villages of Tokh in the Hadrut District and the villages of Tigranavan, Aigeovit, and Akhavno in the Kashatag District. The information about victims and damage caused is being specified," the RIA "Novosti" reports today.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on October 16, 2020 at 11:17 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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