• Thu. Oct 29th, 2020

    Azerbaijan, Armenia document shelling of cities without reference to truce

    Azerbaijan, Armenia document shelling of cities without reference to truce
    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Azerbaijan on Sunday accused Armenia of attacking substantial cities overnight in violation of the end-fire deal brokered by Russia that seeks to complete the worst outbreak of hostilities in the separatist Nagorno-Karabakh space.

    Azerbaijani authorities said that 9 civilians were killed and bigger than 30 others wounded after Armenian forces fired missiles at Ganja, Azerbaijan’s second-largest metropolis, and hit a residential constructing. The metropolis of Mingachevir furthermore got here below missile attacks, in accordance with Azerbaijan’s Prosecutor General’s space of job.

    Nagorno-Karabakh’s protection power officers denied attacking Ganja and said the territory’s army is gazing the end-fire. They added that in the end of the evening Azerbaijani forces shelled Stepanakert, the space’s capital, and other towns in violation of the truce.

    The sizzling bout of stopping between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces started Sept. 27 and left a complete lot of of us dull in the largest escalation of the decades-aged struggle over Nagorno-Karabakh since a separatist battle there resulted in 1994. The distance lies in Azerbaijan nonetheless has been below management of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia.