The Azerbaijani side has resumed the firing in the direction of Armenian defense posts from 82 mm mortars and a tank, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Defense Shushan Stepanyan informs.
“The military-political leadership of Azerbaijan will be fully responsible for the escalation of the situation,” the Spokesperson said in a Facebook post.
Two Azerbaijani soldiers were killed, five were wounded in a failed attempt to violate the Armenian state border this afternoon.
At about 12:30 today servicemen of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan attempted to violate the state border of the Republic of Armenia, but the attack was repelled.
The Azerbaijani troops undertook a second attempt to capture an Armenian border post using artillery fire, but were forced to retreat, incurring loss in manpower.
No casualties were reported from the Armenian side.