Azeri forces again target farmers in Nagorno-Karabakh, vehicle hit


AUGUST 9, ARTSAKHPRESS. Azerbaijani military forces have again opened gunfire at farmers in Nagorno-Karabakh, this time in the village of Sarushen, the Nagorno-Karabakh police said in a statement Wednesday.

A civilian vehicle was damaged as a result of the shooting.

“On August 9, the Shosh Precinct of the Askeran Regional Police Department received a report that around 10:50, civilians working in the wheat fields in Sarushen, Askeran came under various caliber small arms fire from Azerbaijani military outposts deployed in the administrative territory of the Sargsashen village, Martuni region. Fortunately no one was hurt,” police said in a statement.

A Ford-Transit vehicle owned by a farmer was damaged.

The agricultural work was suspended and the incident was reported to the Russian peacekeeping command, police added.

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