Representatives a press-services of the armed forces of Armenia and Azerbaijan announced the resumption of clashes on the border between the two countries.
“the Night 03.40 (02.40 GMT), which is at the forefront of the servicemen of the Armenian armed forces noticed the movement of the enemy. Going for all-round defense, Armenian units thwarted an attempt of subversive penetration. After a fierce battle, the enemy suffered losses and was thrown back”, – said the press Secretary of the Armenian defense Ministry shush Stepanyan.
According to her, the Azerbaijani units in 04.20 began shelling the villages of Aygepar and Movses using howitzer D-30, RIA “Novosti”.
“the Fire is continuing at the moment. Units of the Armenian armed forces neutralize the provocations of the Azerbaijani armed forces,” said Stepanyan.
Meanwhile, the defense Ministry of Azerbaijan also announced the resumption of fighting in the Tovuz direction of the border with Armenia.
“on the morning of 16 July, units of the Armenian armed forces made another attempt to attack our positions in Tovuz district, the Azerbaijani-Armenian border. At the same time, the village of Agdam, Dondar Gushchu and Vehicle were fired from large-caliber weapons and mortars. No one was injured among the civilian population. Currently there are fights in this direction. The operational situation is under control of our troops. Additional information will be provided to the public”, – said the head of the press service of the Azerbaijani defense Ministry, Colonel Vagif Dargyakhli.
Sunday around noon on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan, an armed clash killed three soldiers of the Azerbaijani armed forces and five others were injured.
On Monday, the defense Ministry of Azerbaijan said about the mortar shelling of the village on the border with Armenia. In the Armenian defense Ministry denied this information.
On Wednesday, Armenia announced that 13 shot down by the Azerbaijani drones.