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Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry reveals latest situation on front

Baku, October 21, AZERTAC

During the day on October 20 and on the night of October 21, the combat operations in the direction of Aghdara, Fuzuli-Jabrayil, and Gubadli directions of the front continued with varying intensity. The enemy fired on our defensive positions using small arms, mortars, and howitzers, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC.

According to the ministry, as a result of the operations carried out by the Azerbaijani Army, the defending units of the 18th motorized rifle division of the Armenian armed forces in Jabrayil and Gubadli directions of the front were forced to withdraw, losing personnel and military vehicles.

Enemy positions were seized in the defense area of the 5th mountain rifle regiment, a large number of weapons and ammunition were taken as trophies. The regiment's chief of artillery, commander of artillery division, and commander of the 4th battalion together with the battalion's military personnel were destroyed.

There are dead and wounded among the military personnel of the enemy units in the defense areas of the 6th and 7th mountain rifle regiments. Deputy Commander of the regiment Vahan Sargsyan was among the dead.

Three artillery pieces, several mortars, and three vehicles with military personnel were destroyed in the fighting.

Troops of the Azerbaijani Army control the operational situation along the entire front.

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