The adversary violated the ceasefire on the Line of Contact between the Karabakh-Azerbaijani opposing forces around 900 times, from December 21 to 27, the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) Defense Army reported.
During this time, more than 11,000 shots were fired in the direction of Armenian positions, and by way of different-caliber rifle weaponry.
In addition, special units from the Azerbaijani Armed Forces launched intelligence-gathering sabotage operations toward the Defense Army. During these operations, the adversary made use of different-caliber weapons, including hand grenades, and it placed mines on some sectors of the buffer zone.
The Defense Army vanguard units, however, stopped the adversary’s attempts to advance, inflicted casualties upon it, and forced the adversary back to its original positions. The Defense Army, on the other hand, suffered no casualties while conducting demining operations and confronting the adversary.
The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Defense Army vanguard units control the situation on the frontlines, and they resort to retaliatory operations solely when necessary.