Corpses and burnt-out cars line Karabakh road as Russian peacekeepers deploy

  14 November 2020    Read: 437
  Corpses and burnt-out cars line Karabakh road as Russian peacekeepers deploy

The bodies of dozens of Armenian soldiers were found on several sections of a mountain road in Nagorno-Karabakh as a convoy of Russian peacekeepers entered, a Reuters video reported.

Cars with shrapnel wholes, a burned tank and damaged military vehicles reveal how fierce and ruthless the battles were on the way to the town of Shushi, the area's "spiritual center" captured on November 8th, the agency's operator said.

One of the dead was simply abandoned in the middle of the road and the column surrounded him. Elsewhere, several bodies, including those with bandages and turnstiles, hang from a car that looks like a military ambulance, the eyewitness added.

The video footage, shows a section in which almost 100 bodies of Armenians were thrown into the ditch within 100-200 meters. Bodies of dozens of killed Armenians lie by the road in Nagorno Karabakh.

Following over a month of military action to liberate its territories from Armenian occupation, Azerbaijan has pushed Armenia to sign the surrender document. A joint statement on the matter was made by Azerbaijani president, Armenia's PM and the president of Russia.

A complete ceasefire and a cessation of all hostilities in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is introduced at 00:00 hours (Moscow time) on 10 November 2020.

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.

Back in July 2020, Armenian Armed Forces violated the ceasefire in the direction of Azerbaijan's Tovuz district. As a result of Azerbaijan's retaliation, the opposing forces were silenced. The fighting continued the following days as well. Azerbaijan lost a number of military personnel members, who died fighting off the attacks of the Armenian Armed Forces.

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, Armenian Armed Forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts. The 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations.

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