BREAKING NEWS: Azeri Forces Try Infiltrating Artsakh, Armenian Soldier Killed

Armenian soldiers marching on the 20th anniversary of the liberation of Shushi. (Photo by Arevik Danielian)
Armenian soldiers marching on the 20th anniversary of the liberation of Shushi. (Photo by Arevik Danielian)

STEPANAKERT, NKR—An Azeri unit tried infiltrating Artsakh around 4 a.m. this morning from the contact point in Horatiz. The ensuing clashes resulted in the
death of one Armenian soldier. Two others were injured.

According to the Nagorno Karabakh Republic media services, the Azeri side also suffered losses.

This is the fourth attempt in June alone by Azeri forces to penetrate the borders with Armenia and Artsakh.

Earlier incidents

A day earlier, an Azeri unit of 15 soldiers tried to infiltrate the Armenian border near the village of Vosgebar in Tavush but withdrew after incurring heavy
losses.

Sources in Baku reported that five Azeri soldiers were killed and several others were wounded. There were no casualties on the Armenian side.

Sources in Baku reported that five Azeri soldiers were killed and several others were wounded. There were no casualties on the Armenian side.

The incident took place in the early hours of Tuesday, June 5.

A similar attempt was foiled on June 4, when Azeri forces tried to infiltrate the Armenian border near the Pertavan and Chinari villages in Tavush. Three
Armenian soldiers were killed during the incident and several others were wounded.

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