Official confirms Azerbaijani shooting in Gegharkunik as well

Official confirms Azerbaijani shooting in Gegharkunik as well

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Azerbaijani military opened fire in the vicinity of the border settlements of Armenia's Gegharkunik province throughout the night of July 19-20, head of Geghamasar community Hakob Avetisyan has said, according to Hraparak.am.

Avetisyan confirmed the shooting and added that no casualties have been reported. Asked what weapons were used in Azerbaijan's shelling, the village chief said machine guns, automatic rifles, among other things.

As reported earlier, the head of Armenia's Yeraskh community, Radik Oghikyan, was injured in Azerbaijan's shooting from across the border late on July 19, the Ministry of Defense said. The Ministry added that the Azerbaijani military used various caliber weapons, including grenade launchers, to shell the Armenian positions on July 19-20.

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