Yerevan Claims Azerbaijani Military Used Artillery, Drones During Shelling at Border
15:33 GMT 11.01.2022 (Updated: 15:35 GMT 11.01.2022)
© AP PhotoEthnic Armenian soldiers walk along the road near the border between Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020.
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YEREVAN (Sputnik) - The Armenian Defence Ministry said on Tuesday that the Azerbaijani military used artillery and drones during shelling at the border.
“On January 11, at 17.30 [13:30 GMT], units of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces resumed shelling the Armenian positions deployed in the eastern direction of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, using artillery and unmanned aerial vehicles. The Armenian side took adequate response measures. As of 18.30 [14:30 GMT], the shootout continues,” the ministry said in a statement.
The ministry also said that three Armenian soldiers have been injured during the border shootout.
It noted that as of 13:00 GMT, the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border was relatively stable and was under full control of the Armenian Armed Forces.