Armenia says 49 soldiers killed in attacks by Azerbaijan

01:35 PM Sep 13, 2022 | PTI |

Moscow: Armenia’s prime minister said on Tuesday that 49 soldiers were killed in nighttime attacks by Azerbaijan.


Nikol Pashinyan said in Parliament that Azerbaijaini forces attacked about half a dozen points, the news agency Interfax reported. Azerbaijan and Armenia have been locked in a decades-old conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, which is part of Azerbaijan but has been under the control of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia since a separatist war there ended in 1994.

During a six-week war in 2020 that killed more than 6,600 people, Azerbaijan reclaimed large parts of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding areas that had been controlled for decades by the Armenia-backed separatists.


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