Three more seriously ill Karabakh patients make it to Armenia

Three more seriously ill Karabakh patients make it to Armenia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Six more seriously ill patients in need of emergency medical care were transported from Nagono Karabakh (Artsakh) to Armenia with the help of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said Zara Amatuni, head of communication and prevention programs at the Armenian office of the ICRC.

According to a report from Sputnik Armenia, the patients have been transferred to various medical centers in Armenia.

Amatuni noted that 70 patients have been transferred from Artsakh to Armenia so far.

Since December 12, the sole road connecting Nagorno Karabakh to Armenia - the Lachin Corridor - has been blocked by self-described Azerbaijani environmentalists. Karabakh residents have reported food and fuel shortages, while hospital patients don't have access to essential medicines, with only a handful allowed transfer to facilities in Armenia proper.

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