Azerbaijani troops attempt to attack but flee the battlefield near Jebrail
October 8, 2020 - 10:29 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - The situation in the Artsakh-Azerbaijan conflict zone remained stable and tense overnight, Armenian Defense Ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan said Thursday, October 8 morning.
"At 08:30 am, the enemy attempted to assault from the assembly area in the south, but fled the battlefield in the outskirts of Jebrail losing three pieces of military equipment and leaving more than twenty dead and wounded behind," Stepanyan said on Facebook.
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