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Azerbaijan attacks Armenian forces in Karabakh

Azerbaijan’s military launched air strikes against Armenian manpower and artillery in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Azerbaijan’s defense ministry released a video of the strikes.

It was reported that as a result, several D-30 towed howitzers, military equipment and a large amount of ammunition were destroyed.Airstrikes were carried out on a military unit in the village of Yukhary Oratagh (Yuxarı Oratağ – azer.).Azerbaijan demands demilitarization of the territory and complete withdrawal of Armenian troops.

The conditions also include the disarmament of illegal Armenian armed groups in Nagorno-Karabakh.“The Ministry of Defense declares that in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, any terror and provocations committed in the sovereign territories of our country will be decisively stopped,” the report said.According to Azerbaijan, Armenian forces tried to capture Mount Kirkhniz (Qırxqız dağı – azer.), located in the mountain range covering the territory of the Kelbajar and Lachin districts.

“Currently, our units are conducting engineering work on the arrangement of new positions and the construction of access roads,” the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan said in a statement.Recall, on August 3, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan reported that the positions of the Azerbaijani military were subjected to intensive shelling. It is noted that during the shelling the Azerbaijani military was killed.

In turn, a partial military mobilization was announced in the so-called “Nagorno-Karabakh Republic” (“NKR”).

“Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan signed a decree according to which partial military mobilization has been declared in the republic since August 3, 2022,” the notification said.