The entrance to Shushi with the flags of
Turkey and Azerbaijan. Photo by David Simonyan for the "Caucasian Knot"

03 December 2021, 23:44

Azerbaijan reports about an attack on soldier in Karabakh

Today, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Azerbaijan has reported about an attack on a soldier in the Khodjavend District. The attacker tried to seize a soldier’s firearm.

The “Caucasian Knot” has reported that on November 14, Khafiz Nasibov, Sergeant of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, and two other militaries were wounded as a result of a grenade explosion at a checkpoint near Shushi (the Azerbaijani name is Shusha, – note of the “Caucasian Knot”). Russian peacekeepers detained the man who threw the grenade. The attacker was identified as Norair Mirzoyan, a resident of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. He was handed over to the Karabakh law enforcement bodies. The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Nagorno-Karabakh stated that Norair Mirzoyan was provoked by the soldiers themselves. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan regarded the incident as a terror act, while the National Security Service of Nagorno-Karabakh stated that the attacker responded “to the provocative actions of the Azerbaijani militaries” after Azerbaijani armed forces shelled workers who were repairing a water pipeline near Shushi on November 8. One of the workers died in hospital, and three others were hospitalized.

The man who attacked a soldier in Karabakh was neutralized, the MoD of Azerbaijan reported.

“After a warning shot into the air, the Azerbaijani soldier disarmed the attacker as self-defence,” the MoD of Azerbaijan reported.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on December 3, 2021 at 03:42 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Faik Medjid Source: CK correspondent

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