Armenia says 49 soldiers died in clashes with Azerbaijan

Published on Sep 13, 2022 04:18 PM IST

Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: In a speech to Armenia's parliament, Pashinyan said Baku had attacked Armenia's positions overnight and that fighting was ongoing.

Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Armenian Prime minister Nikol Pashinyan delivers his speech at the National Assembly of Armenia in Yerevan, Armenia.(AP)
Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Armenian Prime minister Nikol Pashinyan delivers his speech at the National Assembly of Armenia in Yerevan, Armenia.(AP)
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Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said 49 Armenian service personnel died during overnight clashes with Azerbaijan, the Interfax news agency reported.

In a speech to Armenia's parliament, Pashinyan said Baku had attacked Armenia's positions overnight and that fighting was ongoing.

Read more: Azerbaijan military 'trying to advance in Armenia' amid deadly clashes: Yerevan

Both Armenia and Azerbaijan have blamed each other for the escalation in hostilities, the latest dispute in decades-old tensions between the countries over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

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