Artsakh Army Quells Azerbaijani Special Forces Infiltration Attempt at Line of Contact

Azerbaijani troops attempted a subversive attack on on the contact line with Nagorno Karabakh on Friday, May 22, the karabakh Defense Ministry said Saturday.

The Armenian troops, however, managed to throw the rival back to their positions and suffered no casualties in the process.

“The Defense Army timely detected the advancement of the Azerbaijani special forces and repelled them back to their starting positions by inflicting losses. The Defense Army did not sustain losses during the firefight,” the Artsakh military said in a statement.

The Karabakh Defense Army urged the Azerbaijani side to refrain from escalating the situation, otherwise all responsibility for the consequences will be resting with the Azerbaijani authorities.

Azerbaijan made its previous sabotage attempt against Armenia on March 30, when the attack was timely thwarted again.

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