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Ceasefire violations: 17,500 shots fired by Azeri armed forces

Ceasefire violations: 17,500 shots fired by Azeri armed forces

August 29
Azerbaijani armed forces continuously violated the ceasefire at the line of contact with Nagorno Karabakh from August 23-29. According to NKR Defense Army, 950 ceasefire violations by Azeri armed forces were registered in the reporting period, with over 17.500 shots fired from various caliber weapons, including 60mm, 82mm and 120 mm mortars, RPG-7, HAN-17 grenade launchers. Azeri armed forces have also used Turkish TP-107 rocket launchers in the reporting period. Besides, an Azerbaijani subversive group took an unsuccessful attempt to cross the contact line with Nagorno Karabakh armed forces on Friday, August 28, at 1:40 am local time. NKR Defense Army units identified the Azerbaijani 20-25-member group on time, took retaliatory measures and threw the rivals back to their positions. No casualties were registered on the Armenian side.
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