Baku, October 14, AZERTAC
“On October 14, at about 08:36, it was recorded that the Armenian armed forces deployed another operational-tactical missile system with ballistic missiles in the border regions of Armenia near the occupied Kalbajar region of Azerbaijan,” Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC.
“Operational-tactical missiles were targeted at Ganja, Mingachevir and other cities of Azerbaijan to inflict casualties among the peaceful population and to destroy civilian infrastructure.
In order to ensure the safety of the civilian population the missile system deployed to launch positions was disabled as a legitimate military target by an accurate preventive strike,” the Ministry of Defense said.
“Earlier, at 01:00 am, operational-tactical missile systems deployed to launch positions in the same direction were destroyed by an accurate strike
There were no civilian infrastructure or facilities at the points where the missiles were brought to a state of readiness to deliver fire strikes,” the ministry added.