Armenian armed forces shell Azerbaijani village visited by Azerbaijani journalists, MPs
BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 15
The Armenian armed forces continue to shell Azerbaijani civilians and settlements, Trend reports on July 15.
The Armenian armed forces once again opened fire on Dondar Gushchu village of Azerbaijan’s Tovuz district.
Along with the villagers, Azerbaijani MPs Arzu Naghiyev, Ganira Pashayeva, their assistants, as well as media representatives witnessed another gross violation of the ceasefire by the Armenian side.
None of residents, journalists and MPs, who were on that territory, were seriously injured.
Earlier, the Armenian armed forces opened fire at Dondar Gushchu village of Azerbaijan’s Tovuz district by using D-30 howitzer.
Starting from noon on July 12, units of the armed forces of Armenia, grossly violating the ceasefire in the direction of Azerbaijan’s Tovuz district along the Azerbaijani-Armenian state border, opened artillery fire at Azerbaijani positions.
Azerbaijan's armed response forced the Armenian army to retreat, suffering losses.
Azerbaijani personnel, sergeant of military service Vugar Sadigov and corporal Elshad Mammadov, died while repelling the attack of the Armenian armed forces.
Despite the efforts of the Azerbaijani doctors, severely wounded serviceman of the Azerbaijani army Khayyam Dashdemirov also died.
The tension remained in Tovuz district on the Azerbaijan-Armenia state border on July 12 night.
During the night battles, by using artillery, mortars and tanks, the Azerbaijani armed forces destroyed a stronghold, bombshells, vehicles and servicemen on the territory of the Armenia’s military unit.
Azerbaijani serviceman, senior lieutenant Rashad Mahmudov was killed during the battles.