Two Nagorno-Karabakh soldiers 'killed by Azeri gunfire'

Soldiers shot and killed in fire from Azerbaijan early on Tuesday, Nagorno-Karabakh defence ministry says.

    Violence that erupted in early April was the worst since the end of a war in 1994 [AP]
    Violence that erupted in early April was the worst since the end of a war in 1994 [AP]

    Two soldiers from the Armenian-backed Nagorno-Karabakh were killed by gunfire from Azerbaijan in the early hours of Tuesday, the defence ministry of the breakaway region said.   

    There was no immediate response from Azerbaijani authorities.

    An earlier bout of violence erupted earlier this month  -  the worst since a war that ended in 1994, leaving the region under the control of local ethnic Armenian forces and the Armenian military.

    SOURCE: Reuters


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