Armenia foils Azerbaijani army offensive in Gegharkunik

Armenia foils Azerbaijani army offensive in Gegharkunik

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian army thwarted Azerbaijani forces back to their positions on Wednesday, July 28 morning, after the Azeris launched an attack in Gegharkunik province earlier in the day, the Defense Ministry reports.

At least three Armenian soldiers were killed and two others were wounded for the defense of the motherland, with the Azerbaijani side suffering losses too.

Gun battle between the armed units continue in Gegharkunik, whereas in other parts of the border the situation is relatively calm.

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The government is planning to gradually transition to a professional army and significantly change the structure of conscription.
According to official information, the situation is stable as of July 28 afternoon, the ceasefire is mostly being respected.
The Azerbaijani side reported on two injuries, before agreeing to a Moscow-brokered restoration of the ceasefire.
Geghamasar community head Avetisyan confirmed the shooting and added that no casualties have been reported.
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