On 15 February, an Armenian serviceman was wounded by an Azeri sniper on the northern segment of the internationally-recognised between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The information was mentioned by Armenia’s Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan, during a face-to-face debate with his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev. While the exact area of the incident was not specified, it was mentioned that it occured near the segment of Armenia’s border (approximately 91 km) bordering Azerbaijan’s Gazakh region.
Map of the region showing disputed territories (orange) and the area of incident (red dot)
The incident also coincides with reports about the death of an Azeri serviceman at an unspecified location near either the line-of-contact between Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh, or the Armenian-Azeri border.