12 Armenian and Four Azerbaijani Soldiers Killed in Ceasefire Breach
Azerbaijan, Baku, 5 March / corr Trend E.Huseynli / The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry issued an official press statement on the long-term violation of the ceasefire on the frontline of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan and Armenia in several directions starting in the early hours of 4 March.
The Defense Ministry said that as a result of the gun fire the situation has complicated. According to representatives of the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry, Armenia resorted to these methods in order to distract the world community's attention of from the bloody events and civil strife in the country.
Some 12 Armenian solders were killed and 15 seriously injured as a result of retaliatory fire from the Azerbaijani Armed Forces towards the village of Goyarkh in the Terter region of Azerbaijan.
The Armenian Armed Forces ceased gunfire at 1am on 5 March. The situation on the frontline is relatively calm at the moment.
A total of four soldiers from the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan died as a result of the gunfire. They include Tusayev Nemat Habibulla (born in 1988 and was called up for active service in January 2007 by the Zagatala Regional Military Commissariat), Gasimov Yusif (born in 1988, who was called up to military service by the Sheki Regional Military Commissariat in October 2006), Bahruz Ismaylov (born in 1988, who was called up to military service by the Sheki Regionalal Military Commissariat in October 2006), Safarov Jeyhun Bahaddin (born in 1978, who was called up for active military service in 1996 by the Khatai district of Baku).. Aslanov Rovshan Khazar, born in 1988 and was called up for active service in October 2006 by the Gobustan Regional Military Commissariat of Azerbaijan was wounded as a result of the gunfire.