Caucasus Reality 23 july — 17:32

Shootout in Kalbajar: Azerbaijani soldier was killed

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On July 23, at about 16:00, the Armenian armed forces units from the positions in the Basarkechar district subjected to fire positions of the Azerbaijan Army in the area of the Kalbajar district of the Armenian-Azerbaijani state border.

As informs Azerbaijani Defence Ministry, an Azerbaijan Army serviceman, warrant officer Yagublu Farman Telman oglu was killed as a result of sniper fire of the opposing side.

The leadership of the Ministry of Defence expresses its condolences to the relatives of the Martyr!

Currently, the Azerbaijan Army Units stationed in this direction are taking retaliatory actions.

By committing such provocations, the Armenian side aims to aggravate the situation on the state border of the two countries.

The Armenian side bears full responsibility for the provocation, emphasises Azerbaijani Defence Ministry in its statement.

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