Yerevan: Armed Forces of Azerbaijan attacked the territory of Vardenis (town in Northern Armenia) where one part of troops is dislocated. It was stated by press secretary of Armenian Defense Ministry Shushan Stepanyan.
Besides that, according to press secretary, Azerbaijan used air forces for attacking on Vardenis military unit of Armed Forces of Armenia.
,,This enemy’s operations was preceded by misinformation of Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan about shelling Dashkasan District of Azerbaijan by Armenians from side of Vardenis. Thus, the enemy attempted to pave a way for supporting for the following actions. Wait for the tough response!’’, he posted on his Facebook.
The Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan already confirmed the information about firing at Armenian positions. According to official representative of the Defense Ministry of Armenia Artsrun Ovannesyan, no one was injured in the aftermath of strikes.
,,There are no victims from firings at Armenian territory by Armed Forces of Azerbaijan’’, he said on his briefing.
According to ,,Army of Defense of Nagorno-Karabakh’’, 58 military personnel and 2 civilians were killed after escalation of conflict. There are also about hundred injured people.