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Two Azerbaijani servicemen injured in Armenian fire

28 July 2021 09:03 (UTC+04:00)
Two Azerbaijani servicemen injured in Armenian fire

Two servicemen of the Azerbaijani Army were injured after intensive fire from the Armenian side on the border Kalbajar region on July 28, the Defence Ministry reported today.

"On July 28, starting from about 00:50 (GMT+4) the Armenian armed forces units from the combat positions located in various directions in the territory of the Basarkechar region using small arms and grenade launchers have once again subjected to fire the positions of the Azerbaijan Army in the territory of the Kalbajar region", the ministry said.

Servicemen Aliyev Sadig and Imranli Imran who were injured in the attack have been given first aid and there is no danger to their lives.

The Azerbaijan Army Units stationed in this direction are undertaking adequate retaliatory actions.

"The Ministy reaffirms that Armenia bears full responsibility for the escalation of tensions along the state border between the two countries".

Earlier, the Armenian armed forces fired at the positions of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces on the territory of Zeylik and Yukhary Ayrim villages of Kalbajar district on July 27 at 16:00 (GMT+4) from the positions located on the territory of Yukhary Shorja and Zerkend villages of Basarkechar district by using sniper rifles, machine guns.

The shelling by the opposing side was suppressed as a result of the return fire.

There are no victims among the Azerbaijani servicemen.

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