A home damaged during shelling attacks in the city of Terter. October 19, 2020. Photo by Aziz Karimov for the "Caucasian Knot"

02 November 2020, 23:57

Azerbaijani residents report damages after shelling attacks

In the village of Shikharkh, where internally displaced persons (IDPs) live, most apartments have been damaged during shelling attacks. In the city of Terter, houses, shops, and schools have been destroyed, while in the village of Yukhary Giyameddinli, sheep have been killed, local residents report.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that today, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Azerbaijan has reported about shelling attacks on villages in the Agdam and Aghjabadi Districts from the direction of Nagorno-Karabakh.

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

Today, the Armenian armed forces are also intensively shelling from artillery the village of Shikharkh, the villages of Gazyan and Gapanly in the Terter District, as well as the village of Yenikend in the Goranboy District, the MoD of Azerbaijan reports.

According to Djeikhun Namazov, a resident of the Shikharkh village, since September 27, the village has been shelled almost every day.

Shelling attacks on Terter still continue, says Seid Abbasov, a resident of the city.

According to Djavid Mamedov, a resident of the village of Yukhary Giyameddinli in the Aghjabadi District, despite the shelling attacks, the villagers did not want to leave their houses.

Orkhan Shukyurov, the head of the village administration of Yukhary Giyameddinli, reports that since the beginning of the hostilities, in his village, nine houses have been completely destroyed as a result of the shelling attacks and other 60 have been damaged.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on November 2, 2020 at 05:05 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Faik Medjid; Source: CK correspondent

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