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Artsakh defense army repels Azerbaijani attacks

Source: Asbarez | Thursday, 10 March 2016
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A soldier from the Karabakh Defense Army in the front lines. (Source: Public Radio of Armenia)

A soldier from the Karabakh Defense Army in the front lines. (Source: Public Radio of Armenia)

STEPANAKERT(Public Radio of Armenia) — According to Artsakh’s Ministry of Defense reports, Azerbaijan violated the ceasefire with multiple infringements at the border last night.

The front divisions of the Karabakh Defense Army were quick to spot the advancement of the rival pushed the Azeri troops back to their initial positions.

The Defense Army incurred no losses as a result of the exchange of fire.

The Ministry said the rival suffered losses, but investigation into the details is still under way.

The Azerbaijani side fired more than 12,000 shots at various locations from March 7 to 8, forcing the Defense Army take retaliatory measures.

The Defense Ministry also dismissed earlier reports, claiming that the Armenian side had opened fire at shepherds in the direction of Chaylu village.




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