One person wounded as Armenian troops shell Azerbaijani Aghdam
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 8
The Armenian armed forces, grossly violating the requirements of the declared humanitarian ceasefire, continue to commit criminal acts against Azerbaijani civilian population.
Units of the Armenian Armed Forces fired at the Aghdam region using missile systems and heavy artillery from various directions, Trend reports referring to the General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan.
Today, at about 16:00 (GMT+4), Mahammad Ahmadli, born in 1994, was wounded as a result of a shell hitting the territory of the Uchoglan village of the Tartar region.
At present, the employees of the Prosecutor's Office are carrying out all possible investigative measures.
Armenian Armed Forces launched a large-scale military attack on positions of Azerbaijani army on the front line, using large-caliber weapons, mortars and artillery on Sept. 27. Azerbaijan responded with a counter-offensive along the entire front. Currently, Azerbaijan continues the liberation of its territories from Armenian troops.
Back in July 2020, Armenian Armed Forces violated the ceasefire in the direction of Azerbaijan's Tovuz district. As a result of Azerbaijan's retaliation, the opposing forces were silenced. The fighting continued the following days as well. Azerbaijan lost a number of military personnel members, who died fighting off the attacks of the Armenian Armed Forces.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, Armenian Armed Forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.
The 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations. Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on the withdrawal of its armed forces from Nagorno Karabakh and the surrounding districts.