Defense Ministry: Attempts of illegal Armenian armed detachments were prevented to plant mines in front of Azerbaijan Army positions

On September 17, at about 13:55, illegal Armenian armed detachments in the territory of Azerbaijan, where Russian peacekeeping forces are temporarily stationed, attempted to bury mines in front of the Azerbaijan Army positions deployed in the direction of Agdam region. According to the press-service of the Defense Ministry, the conducted work was immediately stopped as a result of the urgent measures taken by the Azerbaijan Army Units. Moreover, at about 15:10, using small arms members of illegal Armenian armed detachments several times were subjecting to fire the Azerbaijan Army positions stationed in the direction of the Shusha city. The Azerbaijan Army Units took adequate retaliatory measures in the mentioned direction.

Source: Azerbaijan State News Agency