Azernews.Az

Friday May 20 2022

Kindergarten in Azerbaijan's Tartar under fire from Armenian Armed Forces [VIDEO]

2 October 2020 11:22 (UTC+04:00)
Kindergarten in Azerbaijan's Tartar under fire from Armenian Armed Forces [VIDEO]

By Trend

The Armenian Armed Forces continue shelling of Azerbaijani settlements, Trend reports citing Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.

This time, the Armenian Armed Forces shelled the building of a kindergarten in the Shyraharkh settlement in the city of Tartar.

Displaced children live in this settlement. The shelling was filmed by local resident.

Armenian Armed Forces launched a large-scale military attack on positions of Azerbaijani army on the front line, using large-caliber weapons, mortars and artillery on Sept. 27.

Azerbaijan responded with a counter-offensive along the entire front. As a result of retaliation, Azerbaijani troops liberated a number of territories previously occupied by Armenia, as well as take important, strategic heights under control.

Military actions continued on Sept. 29 - Oct. 1. According to a statement from Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry, the Armenian armed forces have suffered heavy losses along the entire front line from Sept. 27 through Sept. 30, including tanks, armored vehicles, artillery installations, rocket launch systems, as well as command and observation posts, air defense systems, etc.

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.

The 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations. Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on the withdrawal of its armed forces from Nagorno Karabakh and the surrounding districts.

---

Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz

Loading...
Latest View more