Armenian sabotage group was attempting to mine Lachin
The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported that the reconnaissance and sabotage group of the Armenian Armed Forces, taking advantage of adverse weather conditions in Lachin district near the Armenian-Azerbaijani state border, entered the Azerbaijani territory on June 8.
"Member of the group, serviceman Artur Kartanyan was detained thanks to the vigilance of the units of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces stationed in this direction. The rest members of the group retreated, leaving the area," the statement reads.
The infiltrator was detained in the area with the following coordinates: Y4387428, X8610021.
In accordance with the preliminary investigation, the group was ordered to mine the liberated territories of Azerbaijan. The information about the detained member of the group is being clarified, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry added.