The Azerbaijani Army has shelled a military truck with servicemen of the Armenian Armed Forces.
The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported about another escalation of the situation in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. According to the department, during the erupted hostilities, the Azerbaijani Army shelled a military truck. Reportedly, servicemen of the Armenian Armed Forces were in the vehicle during the attack, however, this information still has not been confirmed.
Later, a video, showing a result of the attack on the military vehicle, was published online. At the same time, the Azerbaijani side considers the destruction of the military truck and troops, who were inside of it, as a great success, and does not think that it can be one of the reasons of increasing of probability of a new escalation of the conflict in the region.
On Friday, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry published a statement, according to which Nagorno-Karabakh troops, which are called Armenian troops in Azerbaijan, used mortars. According to the statement, mortar fire was opened on the territory of Azerbaijan at least 36 times during the day.
“Positions of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces were also shelled from positions of the nearby villages of Geyarkh and Chilyabyurt in Tertersk district, Yusifdzhanly, Nemirli, Merzili, Sarydzhaly and Shuraabad in Agdamsk district, Kuropatkino in Khodzhavendsk district, Goradiz and Ashagy Veyselli in Fizulinsk district, as well as from positions, located on the nameless heights on the territory of Geranboysk, Tertersk, Khodzhavendsk, Fizulinsk and Dzhebrail’sk districts,” the statement reads.
Yerevan has not commented on these statements.