Another Azeri raid attempt foiled by Karabakh servicemen
STEPANAKERT, August 2. /ARKA/. Servicemen of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) army of defense prevented another attempted raid by Azerbaijani army on the night into Saturday in the north-eastern (Martakert) direction on the line of contact between armed forces of the NKR and Azerbaijan, the press office of Karabakh ministry of defense reported.
The forefront divisions of Karabakh army of defense spotted the movements of the Azeri special force and threw the enemy back to initial positions, says the report. Weapons and technical means were seized from raiders. According to NKR’s ministry of defense, three were killed and seven injured from Azeri side.
A 25-year old officer of Karabakh army Zorik Gevorgyan died heroically in the defense operation. The ministry of defense offers its condolences to the family and friends of Gevorgyan. The details of the raid operation are being studied, according to the report.
Azeri aggressive actions foiled last night also in north, north-east and eastern directions along the line of contact, says the report. –0-¬