General and two colonels of Armenian army killed

  28 September 2020    Read: 3271
General and two colonels of Armenian army killed

Head of the General Department for Intelligence of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces, Major General Arakel Martikyan was killed in an explosion on the line of contact during the ongoing clashes with Azerbaijan, according to social media reports disseminated by the Armenian side, reports.

According to the reports, two more high-ranking military officers of the Armenian army – commander of the Special Brigade, Lieutenant-Colonel Vardanyan Lernik Aregi and Colonel Nikolai Mikaelovich Aykyan were also killed as a result of the explosion.

Armenian armed forces launched a large-scale military attack on positions of Azerbaijani army on the front line, using large-caliber weapons, mortars and artillery on Sept. 27.

Azerbaijan responded with a counter-offensive along the entire front. As a result of retaliation, Azerbaijani troops managed to liberate the territories previously occupied by Armenia: Garakhanbeyli, Garvend, Kend Horadiz, Yukhari, Ashagi Abdulrahmanli villages (Fuzuli district), Boyuk Marjanli, and Nuzgar villages (Jabrayil district).

Moreover, the positions of the Armenian armed forces were destroyed in the direction of Azerbaijan's Agdere district and Murovdag, important heights were taken under control.

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