On 17 June, non-official media in Azerbaijan reported a civilian Soviet-produced Zil lorry carrying wheat was fired upon by Karabakhi-Armenian troops with 60mm mortars near the village of Ghapanli, 500 metres from the line-of-contact.  Approximately one hour later, de facto military authorities in Nagorno Karabkah (NK) published a statement refutingContinue Reading

An Azeri unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was shot down yesterday, 21 April, on the line-of-contact (LoC) separating de facto Nagorno Karabakh (NK) and Azerbaijan according to an official statement by the Karabakh Defence Ministry. The latter published a statement six hours after the incident, in which they identified the UAVContinue Reading

According to a report from the Nagorno Karabakh Defence Ministry, on 5 April, Armenian serviceman Arayik Shakhpazyan received a gunshot wound at a military position on the eastern segment of the line-of-contact (LoC) with Azerbaijan; he was subsequently transported to a military hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. No further detailsContinue Reading

On 15 February, Azeri Defence officials announced in a rare statement about the death of serviceman Seymur Alaskerov as a result of cross border fire. The exact location was not officially announced, with the statement stating an area near the “frontline” (sic), which could include not only the line-of-contact betweenContinue Reading

Reports of two Armenian soldiers, one wounded and one killed in separate incidents were made public these past two days by the de facto Nagorno Karabakh’s (NK) Defence Ministry. The first incident, took place at 02.55 hours on 28 January, when serviceman Nver Avetisyan suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound atContinue Reading

An incident at a military base on the northern segment of the line-of-contact (LoC) between de facto Nagorno Karabakh (NK) and Azerbaijan left two servicemen injured. No details were officially provided on the incident, but the two servicemen, Henry Zakaryan and Armen Mesropyan, received gunshot injuries, the former is reportedContinue Reading

According to an official notification from Nagorno Karabakh Defence officials, an Armenian soldier was wounded today on northeastern segment of the line-of-contact. The incident was reported to have happened at 15.15h on 29 November and was official announced at 18.47h local time, when serviceman Rafayel Azizyan received a gunshot woundContinue Reading

On 26 November, some Armenian media outlets, apparently the first one being News.am, reported on a military incursion by Azeri forces in northeastern Martakert region of Nagorno Karabakh. The report stated that two military units consisting of 14 and 20 troops respectivally, attempted a nocturnal raid on Armenian positions, andContinue Reading

On 6 November Nagorno Karabakh’s Defence minister, Karen Abrahamyan, visited a series of military installations along the northern segment of the line-of-contact (LOC).  A key part of the visit, as officially stated, was following up on renovation work at undisclosed military installations, which seek to improve the operational capacity ofContinue Reading

Five Azeri and two Armenian servicemen killed these past days, with one of them being a combat death, and the remainder under unspecified circumstances. The 18 September brought about news about the death of Azeri border guard, Senan Huseynov, one month before he was to be demobilised. The reasons forContinue Reading