• Sun. Oct 25th, 2020

Nagorno-Karabakh war: Foremost cities hit as heavy fighting continues

Nagorno-Karabakh war: Foremost cities hit as heavy fighting continues
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media captionCivilians and a BBC physique of workers fled shelling

Azerbaijan’s 2d-greatest metropolis, Ganja, has been shelled by Armenian forces, as heavy clashes proceed over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh enclave.

The enclave is officially fragment of Azerbaijan but speed by ethnic Armenians.

The self-proclaimed authorities there talked about they hit Ganja’s militia airport after Azerbaijani forces shelled the space’s capital, Stepanakert.

Azerbaijan says no Ganja militia sites were hit. More than 220 folks hang died since clashes began a week within the past.

Armenia and Azerbaijan went to war over Nagorno-Karabakh in 1988-94, within the kill declaring a ceasefire. Nonetheless, they’ve never reached a settlement over the dispute.

The novel fighting is the worst viewed for the reason that ceasefire and the two ragged Soviet republics were blaming every other.

image copyrightAzerbaijan’s defence ministry

image captionSeveral structures in Ganja were destroyed, Azerbaijani officials whisper
image copyrightEPA