Azerbaijan: 92 civilians killed as result of Armenian provocations

Azerbaijan: 92 civilians killed as result of Armenian provocations

Some 92 Azerbaijani civilians were killed, 404 wounded as a result of the provocations of the Armenian armed forces from Sept. 27 up till now, the press service of the Azerbaijani General Prosecutor's Office said.

Some 502 civilian facilities, 2,971 private houses, and 100 apartment buildings were damaged.

The Armenian armed forces committed a large-scale provocation, subjecting the positions of the Azerbaijani army to intensive shelling from large-caliber weapons, mortars, and artillery installations of various calibers in the front-line zone on Sept. 27 at 05:00 (Msk). The command of the Azerbaijani Army decided to launch a counter-offensive operation of Azerbaijani troops along the entire front to suppress the combat activity of the Armenian armed forces and ensure the safety of the civilian population. To date, Fizuli and Jabrayil districts, including the cities of Jabrayil and Fizuli, the city of Zangilan and part of Zangilan district, part of the Gubaldi region, the city of Gubadli, the city of Hadrut, and a number of villages in the Khojavend region, the villages of Sugovushan and Talish in the Terter region, as well as the strategically important Murovdag mountain were liberated.

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