17 September 2021, 19:33

Soldier wounded in a shelling attack in Nagorno-Karabakh

Soldier Vruir Shakhramanyan was wounded in a shelling attack from the Azerbaijani side, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Nagorno-Karabakh reported.

The “Caucasian Knot” has reported that Azerbaijan and Armenia regularly exchange accusations of violating the ceasefire in the Karabakh conflict zone and on the border of the two countries. The authorities of Nagorno-Karabakh also claimed shelling attacks from the Azerbaijani positions. So, on September 7, the Ombudsperson of Nagorno-Karabakh reported that a house of a resident of the Tagavard village was damaged during a shelling attack from the Azerbaijani side.

Today, at about 12:30 p.m., “the Azerbaijani armed forces have violated the ceasefire” in the west of Nagorno-Karabakh, the Ministry of Defence of the unrecognized republic reports.

“As a result, Vruir Vardanovich Shakhramanyan, a soldier of the Defence Army, got a gunshot wound. In connection with the incident, the relevant information was provided to the commanders of the Russian peacekeeping contingent,” reads the report posted on the official website of the MoD of Nagorno-Karabakh as translated from the Armenian language by the “Caucasian Knot”.

As of 3:07 p.m. Moscow time, the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan has not posted on its official website any comment on the above information.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on September 17, 2021 at 03:10 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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