Baku, February 21, AZERTAC
The Azerbaijani armed forces have prevented an attempt by an Armenian reconnaissance-raiding group to attack the positions of Azerbaijan.
“On February 21, the Armenian reconnaissance-raiding group attempted to attack the positions of the Azerbaijani armed forces,” a statement released by the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry said.
“The units of the Azerbaijani armed forces showed vigilance to uncover and prevent the sabotage.”
”After a heavy shootout the Armenian units were forced to retreat, suffering loses,” said the Ministry.
“Unfortunately, a serviceman of the Azerbaijani armed forces, soldier Javadov Zalimkhan Eybali oglu was killed in the shoot-out.”
The Ministry of Defense said the military and political leadership of Armenia is responsible for all the provocations committed on the frontline. “We will take more severe and decisive actions, the blood of martyrs will be avenged,” the Ministry added.