YEREVAN, July 14. /ARKA/.The Armenian military reported two more casualties in the ongoing fighting on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border for the third consecutive day.
Shushan Stepanyn, the spokeswoman for Armenia’s Defense Ministry, said junior sergeants Smbat Gabrelyan and Grisha Matevosyan were mortally wounded by the enemy’s fire.
Earlier today Major Garush Hambardzumyan and Captain Sos Elbakyan were killed by enemy fire.
According to Azerbaijani news reports, seven Azerbaijani servicemen, including two high-ranking officers- Major-General Polad Hashimov and Colonel Ilgar Mirzoyev- were killed in the border clashes.
The fighting broke out on July 12 as Azerbaijani troops made two attempts to seize an Armenian outpost in the northern section of the border with Azerbaijan.