Azeri subdivision besieged, destroyed south of frontline
April 4, 2016 - 12:21 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - Several of the 5-6 Azeri tanks destroyed early on April 4 were stationed in the southern direction of the contact line, a spokesperson for the Armenian Defense Ministry said.
“Here, an Azerbaijani military subdivision was besieged and completely crushed, suffering major human and equipment losses,” Artsrun Hovhannisyan said in a Facebook post.
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.
As many as 18 Karabakh servicemen were killed and 35-40 were wounded in the course of military operations. A civilian, 11-year-old Vaghinak Grigoryan was also killed, with 6 other civilians, including two kids, wounded.
As of April 4, the Azerbaijani side has lost 20 tanks and over 5 armored vehicles, including an IFV, as well as 2 military helicopters and 3 unmanned aerial vehicles.
One Karabakh tank has been destroyed so far.
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