Azerbaijani army inflicts damage on Armenian troops moving from Khojaly towards Khankendi
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov.9
Azerbaijani army continues neutralizing manpower and destroying military equipment of Armenian Armed Forces, Trend reports referring to Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.
According to the ministry, on Nov.9 the army using combat UAV destroyed truck with manpower and D-30 howitzer of the Armenian troops, which moved via the Khojaly-Shusha road towards Khankendi city.
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. As a result of retaliation, Azerbaijani troops liberated a number of territories previously occupied by Armenia, as well as take important, strategic heights under control.
The fighting continued into October 2020, in the early days of which Armenia has launched missile attacks on Azerbaijani cities of Ganja, Mingachevir, Khizi as well as Absheron district.
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.