Azerbaijan and Armenia have reported new border clashes that left an unknown variety of Azerbaijani troops lifeless.
In response to worldwide media, the preventing, which broke out early on Tuesday, marks the most recent flare-up between the arch foes, who fought a conflict in 2020 over the contested Nagorno-Karabakh area.
Either side blamed the opposite for the preventing.
In a press release, Armenia’s defence ministry mentioned Azerbaijan launched “intensive shelling” towards Armenian army positions within the course of the cities of Goris, Sok, and Jermuk at 00:05am (20:05 GMT) on Tuesday. Azerbaijani troops used drones, in addition to “artillery and large-calibre firearms,” it mentioned.
“Armenia’s armed forces have launched a proportionate response,” it added.
However Azerbaijan’s defence ministry accused Armenia of “large-scale subversive acts” close to the districts of Dashkesan, Kelbajar and Lachin on the border, including that its military positions “got here underneath fireplace, together with from trench mortars”.
“There are losses amongst [Azerbaijani] servicemen,” it mentioned, with out giving figures.
America mentioned it was deeply involved about stories of the assaults.