Azerbaijani soldier killed from Armenian sniper fire
Azerbaijan Defense Ministry said on Friday that the soldier of the Azerbaijani army was killed in a sniper fire from the Armenian side in the Kalbajar region.
“On July 23, at about 16:00, the Armenian armed forces units from the positions in the Basarkechar region subjected to fire positions of the Azerbaijan Army in the area of the Kalbajar region of the Armenian-Azerbaijani state border,” the Ministry said in a statement, adding that the Azerbaijan Army serviceman, warrant officer Yagubli Farman Telman has lost his life as a result of sniper fire of the opposing side.
“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,” the statement emphasized. (ILKHA)