YEREVAN (A.W.)—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, Armenia’s Ministry of Defense stated.
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 a day earlier, 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.