Men walking among the ruins after shelling in Stepanakert on October 13, 2020. Photo: REUTERS / Stringer

17 October 2020, 16:36

Nagorno-Karabakh reports three wounded persons during shelling of Stepanakert

Three Stepanakert residents have been hospitalized with wounds after the night shelling of the city, the Emergency Service of Nagorno-Karabakh (NK) has reported. Residential buildings and hotels were destroyed.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that last night NK's authorities reported about the shelling of the cities of Stepanakert, Shushi and Martakert.

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"As a result of the night shelling, three civilians [of Stepanakert] were wounded and hospitalized," the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent was told at the NK's Emergency Service.

According to the Service, both central and remote Stepanakert streets were shelled. "The enemy used various weapons and cluster bombs, causing significant damage to people's property," the Service has stated.

During the shelling of Stepanakert, residential houses, a hotel and shops located in the city centre were destroyed, the RIA "Novosti" has written today.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on October 17, 2020 at 11:14 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Alvard Grigoryan; Source: CK correspondent

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