April 14, 2016 - 10:32 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - Los Angeles City Hall was lit up in Armenian tri-color on Wednesday, April 13, in view of the recent violence, unleashed by Azerbaijan against Nagorno Karabakh, Asbarez said in a Facebook post.
Besides, a candlelight vigil in memory of Karabakh’s fallen soldiers was organized in front of the building.
The parties to the Karabakh conflict agreed on a bilateral cessation of fire along the contact line which came into force at midday, April 5.
Prior to that, on the night of April 1-2, Azerbaijani armed forces initiated overt offensive operations in the southern, southeastern and northeastern directions of the line of contact with Nagorno Karabakh.
The Armenian side has suffered 74 combat losses, 122 more were wounded. One soldier is still missing.
The Azerbaijani side has lost 26 tanks and 4 infantry fighting vehicles, as well as 1 BM-21 Grad multipl e rocket launcher, 1 engineering vehicle, 2 military helicopters and 14 unmanned aerial vehicles. The Azerbaijani side has admitted the loss of 31 fighters, 1 helicopter and 1 unmanned drone, whereas the Armenian side's photo and video materials show dozens of killed Azerbaijani troops, 1 helicopter and 3 UAVs. Opposition media outlets, however, reported on the death of 95 Azerbaijani soldiers, stating that 39 more have been wounded. According to Karabakh authorities, 300 Azerbaijani soldiers were killed in clashes.
14 Karabakh tanks have been neutralized since April 2.