Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   11 August

Azerbaijani defense ministry reports 2 deaths and 5 injuries

Azerbaijani defense ministry reports 2 deaths and 5 injuries

YEREVAN, JULY 12, ARMENPRESS. The Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan informs that as a result of the incident on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border 2 Azerbaijani servicemen have died and 5 have been injured.

Earlier, spokesperson of the Defense Ministry of Armenia Shushan Stepanyan informed that the servicemen of the Azerbaijani armed forces made an attempt to violate the Armenian state border in an UAZ vehicle in the direction of Tavush Province on July 12 at about 12:30.

''After the warning by the Armenian side the Azerbaijani servicemen left their UAZ vehicle and returned to their positions. At 13:45 the Azerbaijani servicemen repeated the attempt to occupy the Armenian position by using artillery, but were silenced by the Armenian side. They suffered casualties and were repelled'', she wrote, adding that the Armenian side suffered no losses.

Editing and translating by Tigran Sirekanyan



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