April 12, 2014 - 14:52 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - 300 ceasefire violations by the Azeri armed forces were reported at the line of contact between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan from April 6-12.
Azerbaijan fired over 2500 shots from various caliber weapons towards Karabakh positions. The NKR defense army continued with their military duty in line with ceasefire principles, taking necessary measures to protect the frontline.
The Karabakh defense army reported an Azeri subversion attempt in the south-eastern direction of the line of contact in the region of Marjanlu on April 7, 10.30 pm. Having noticed the rival’s movement, Artsakh armed units took preventive measures and threw back the Azeri intruders. During their retreat, the subversive group was blown up by a mine, with 3 left dead and 6 injured.
No losses were reported on Karabakh side.
As Azeri media said, 3 servicemen of the Azerbaijani armed forces died, 6 were wounded as a result of the mine explosion on Fuzuli front April 7.
On March 24, Garnik Torosyan, 22, was shot dead while on duty at the contact line between Karabakh and Azeri armed forces.
Nagorno Karabakh army soldier Arman Ghukasyan, 20, died from gunshot wounds while on duty on March 19; another serviceman, Varazdat Zakaryan was injured.
In late January, a Nagorno Karabakh army soldier, Karen Galstyan, aged 20, sustained a deadly injury in a sniper attack at the northern direction of the line of contact with the Azerbaijani armed forces.
Simultaneous attempts of penetration by the Azerbaijani subversive groups were recorded on January 19-20 in the north-eastern (Jraberd) and south-eastern (Korgan) directions of the line of contact. The front units of the armed forces of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic noticed the actions of the Azerbaijani subversive groups and started an organized defense in both directions. The rival was thrown back suffering palpable human and material losses. Junior Sergeant Armen Hovhannisyan died from the wounds he received during the exchange of fire.