AZERBAIJANI ARMED FORCES FIRE ARMENIAN AND KARABAKHI TERRITORY 63 TIMERS OVER THE LAST 45 DAYS

ArmInfo
2008-11-20 14:39:00

ArmInfo. Azerbaijani armed forces fired Armenian and Karabakhi
territory from the large-caliber weapon 63 timers over the last 45
days, commander of the department of the frontier representation
of General Headquarters of Armenian Armed Forces, Colonel Andranik
Mkrtumyan said at yesterday's briefing held at the administrative
building of Tavush region after the OSCE monitoring.

He also added 39 cases of firing happened towards Tavush, in particular
in Mehrab direction (Chinari village) and 24 cases towards the line of
contact between Azerbaijan and Nagornyy Karabakh. Over the reported
period Azerbaijani armed forces used light anti-tank weapon 7 times
at the line of contact with Karabakh (Martakert direction). The
Azerbaijani party applied light anti-tank weapon 4 times in 2007 and
6 times in 2006.

Over the reported period two Armenian servicemen were killed by the
enemy in the NKR and two civilians injured in Berdavan village of
Noyemberyan region.

To recall, previous monitoring of the OSCE was held on 30 September
at Berkaber village region. About 2600 cases of cease-fire regime
breaking by the Azerbaijani party were registered by that time since
the beginning of the year, in 200 of which large-caliber weapon was
applied. To compare: 273 such cases were registered in 2005, 600 in
2006 and about 1500 in 2007.