YEREVAN, October 10. /ARKA/. Azerbaijan, according to preliminary data, lost about 20 units of military equipment in battles on October 9, Artsrun Hovhannisyan, spokesman for the Armenian defense ministry, said at a briefing on Friday.
Hovhannisyan said that the fighting continued today and since data on enemy losses are provided in the morning, there is no exact data on enemy losses at the moment, but they will be made public in the morning on the page of the Armenian Unified Infocenter.
War in Artsakh
On September 27, at 07:10, Azerbaijani troops launched an offensive along the entire length of the contact line in Artsakh, but were thrown back in several directions. Intense fighting continues in the south, southeast and north of the front line. Turkey joined the aggression. Residential areas are being shelled as well.
The Azerbaijani side suffered losses in manpower (more than 4,369 people killed and over 5,000 wounded) and equipment, in particular, 162 UAVs, 4 units of TOS – 1A, 4 Smerch and Uragan MLRS, more than 508 tanks and other armored vehicles, 18 helicopters and 17 aircraft. According to the data of the defense ministry of Armenia and Artsakh, more than 376 Armenian servicemen were killed and hundreds wounded on the Armenian side. Also 21 civilians were killed and more than 90 wounded on the Armenian side.
Armenia informed the international community, including the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs, about the aggression by Azerbaijan against Artsakh, also about the shelling of peaceful settlements.
Martial law and general mobilization were declared in Artsakh and Armenia.