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At least six Azerbaijani soldiers and two Armenians killed in border fights

July 14, 2020

At least six members of the Azerbaijani army and two other members of the Armenian army have been killed in recent fighting on the border between the two countries, the authorities in both countries said.

“Commandants Namik Hajan Ahmedov and Anar Guldaverdi Novruzov, NCO Yashar Vasif Babayev and soldier Elchin Arif Mustafazade have died,” said Azerbaijan Deputy Defense Minister Karim Valiyev.

Minutes earlier, Azerbaijan’s Deputy Minister of Defense announced the deaths of Maj. Gen. Polad Hashimov and Colonel Ilgar Mirzoev in the recent fighting on the border between the two countries.

At least six Azerbaijani soldiers and two Armenians killed in border fightsAt least six Azerbaijani soldiers and two Armenians killed in border fights

The Armenian Ministry of Defense has confirmed the death of a commander and an army captain who had been wounded by Azerbaijani fire in fighting on the border between the two countries.