YEREVAN, October 1. /ARKA “The advanced units of the Artsakh Defense Army continue to inflict devastating blows on the attacking enemy, as a result of which the enemy lost Smerch and Uragan multiple rocket launch systems, a dozen other artillery and anti-tank weapons and one TOS multiple rocket launcher, as well as 11 tanks, 3 infantry fighting vehicles and 6 armored personnel carriers in the northern and southern sections of the line of contact”, the Artsakh Defense Army said. It said heavy fighting have been going on along the entire line of contact since morning.
As of September 29, Armenian forces killed 790 Azerbaijani soldiers, including 180 in the direction of Karvachar. To date, the Artsakh Defense Army has destroyed 7 Azerbaijani helicopters, 72 drones, 137 battle tanks and armored vehicles, one plane, 82 vehicles and 4 armored personnel carriers.
According to Armenian sources, 84 Armenian soldiers were killed in the fighting since September 27 when Azerbaijan launched a large-scale offensive against Artsakh and several hundreds were wounded. Martial law and general mobilizations have been declared in Artsakh and Armenia.