Azerbaijan Discloses Variety of Troopers Wounded After Armenia’s Border Provocations

The Protection Ministry of Azerbaijan revealed the variety of troops wounded on account of Armenia’s current armed provocations on the state border.

In accordance with the ministry, a complete of 282 servicemen of the Azerbaijan Armed Forces had been injured as they suppressed the Armenian armed forces’ assaults on the navy and civilian positions alongside the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.

“Out of 282 wounded servicemen, 43 rejoined the military after being supplied with first medical assist, 115 are in passable situation, in addition to the well being situations of 103 and 21 individuals are evaluated as reasonably extreme and extreme, respectively,” the ministry mentioned in a assertion on Saturday.

On the identical time, on account of the Armenian armed forces’ provocation, 2 Azerbaijani civilians had been wounded.

One of many injured troopers, Yusif Gurbanov, died on the hospital from his accidents, which resulted from a mine explosion throughout a large-scale navy provocation by the Armenian Armed Forces.

Together with his demise, the entire variety of martyred members of the Azerbaijan Armed Forces reached 80. The ministry has beforehand introduced the deaths of fifty, 21, 6, and a couple of servicemen, which occurred between September 12 to 14.

The Armenian Armed Forces dedicated large-scale provocations on the state border on September 12-13. The intensive shelling of the Azerbaijani positions passed off, whereas saboteurs stationed within the space mined the territories and provide routes between the models of the Azerbaijani military within the Lachin, Kalbajar and Dashkasan districts.

The armed provocations triggered a brief however bloody flare-up of hostilities between the militaries of the 2 nations. In accordance with the Azerbaijani aspect, the clashes lasted eight hours till the troops of Azerbaijan suppressed the offensive.

The Azerbaijani Protection Ministry confirmed that the countermeasures taken by the Azerbaijani military resulted within the manpower and fight gear losses of the Armenian armed forces concerned in offensive and sabotage operations. In accordance with official knowledge, 135 servicemen of the Armenian military had been killed and dozens wounded. The Baku-based Caliber.Az information service claimed that the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan additionally destroyed cannons, navy vehicles with ammunition, a navy unit, and S-300 air protection techniques of the Armenian navy on account of the retaliatory measures.

Armenia resumed its armed border provocations on September 14 when its armed forces deployed howitzers and mortars to shell Azerbaijan military models stationed within the instructions of Kalbajar and Lachin. The Azerbaijani troops responded to the offensive with retaliatory measures.

In accordance with Azerbaijani media stories, the principle objective of the assault of the Armenian military on September 14 was to seize Azerbaijani navy positions. Nonetheless, they retreated struggling manpower losses.

President Ilham Aliyev mentioned the most recent provocations of the Armenian navy severely affected the normalization course of between Armenia and Azerbaijan after the 44-day warfare in 2020.

“This provocation is a big blow to the normalization course of between two nations. All accountability for this lies with the military-political management of Armenia,” he mentioned on the Shanghai Cooperation Group summit in Uzbekistan on September 16.

“Azerbaijan offered 5 fundamental rules for the peace settlement to Armenia based mostly on the mutual recognition of one another’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Now, we’d like with out preconditions and synthetic delays to start out the work on the draft peace treaty,” he added.

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