Contact line tensions subside but shots still fired

Contact line tensions subside but shots still fired

PanARMENIAN.Net - 60 ceasefire violations by Azeri armed forces were reported at the line of contact between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan from Aug 13-14.

Azerbaijan fired over 450 shots from various caliber weapons towards the positions of Karabakh defense army, which is in full control of the situation.

On the night of August 8, Azerbaijani armed forces violated the ceasefire, firing 9000 shots from various caliber weapons at the Armenian positions along the border.

From August 6 to the morning of August 7, 39 ceasefire violations by the Azeri armed forces were reported, with 546 shots fired. The Armenian side replied 8 times, firing 232 shots.

According to the Armenian Defense Ministry, 56 ceasefire violations were registered on August 5-6, with 7175 shots fired in the direction of Armenian positions. The Armenian side replied 28 times, firing 5025 shots.

From July 28 to Aug 3, the Azeri army made over 5 cross-border attempts in various directions of the contact line.

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