Three Armenian soldiers were killed in combat on the border with Azerbaijan

Three servicemen of the Armenian Armed forces died as a result of «sabotage» Azerbaijan in the area around the state border. Reported by the News.AM, citing a statement by the press Secretary of the Armenian defense Ministry Artsrun Hovhannisyan.

In Hovhannisian’s words, one of those killed was an officer. The other two killed were conscripts. The Minister also noted that killed at least one Azeri soldier, his body is «on the Armenian side», reports «Interfax».

Hovhannisyan said that on the morning of 29 December near the village of Chinari, Tavush region of Armenia the armed forces of «Azerbaijan made an attempt of subversive penetration». Military of Armenia, in response, opened fire from sniper rifles and grenade launchers.

Meanwhile, the defense Ministry of Azerbaijan stated that «Armenia’s formation during the day violated the ceasefire regime in various directions of the front a total of 39 times». According to the Azerbaijani Ministry, the shelling was conducted from the territory of Armenia and from the territory «occupied lands».

In recent times the situation has worsened in April 2016, when Azerbaijan and Armenia have accused each other of violating the truce. Then, as a result of border skirmishes have killed at least several dozen people.




Three Armenian soldiers were killed in combat on the border with Azerbaijan 29.12.2016

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