7 Azerbaijani soldiers killed in Armenia-Azerbaijan border clashes
7 Azerbaijani soldiers, including a major general, have been killed in Armenia-Azerbaijan border clashes, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
"On the night of July 13-14 and in the morning, fierce fighting continued on the site of the Tovuz region of the Azerbaijan-Armenia state border. Because of retaliatory measures taken by our units during the fighting in the direction of the Tovuz region, the enemy, suffering numerous losses, was forced to retreat," the Ministry said.
The Ministry expressed condolences to the families of the deceased servicemen and wished them patience.
"There are also wounded servicemen. They immediately received medical aid, and nothing threatens their life," the Ministry noted.
"The enemy’s military and combat equipment for various purposes, command post, reserves in the depths of defense were destroyed, and hundreds of its servicemen were killed as a result of punitive measures undertaken to suppress the enemy’s activity," it added.
According to the Ministry, currently, the situation in this area remains tense, fierce battles are continuing. (ILKHA)