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Armenian troops open fire on Azerbaijani posts in Nakhchivan

Azerbaijan reports no casualties, responds with retaliatory fire, says Defense Ministry statement

Ruslan Rehimov   | 01.08.2021
Armenian troops open fire on Azerbaijani posts in Nakhchivan

BAKU, Azerbaijan 

The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry on Sunday announced that Armenian army elements targeted the country's positions in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.

According to a statement, Armenian military positions in the Vedi city opened fire on the Azerbaijani positions in Nakhchivan's Heydarabad settlement in the Sadarak city at 3.45 a.m. local time (0045GMT).

Azerbaijan reported no casualties and said it responded with retaliatory fire.

*Writing by Ali Murat Alhas in Ankara.

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