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Armenia at state level continues terror attacks on Azerbaijani civilians – assistant to president

24 October 2020 [12:35] - TODAY.AZ

Armenia at the state level continues to commit terror attacks against the Azerbaijani civilians, Assistant to the Azerbaijani President, Head of the Foreign Policy Department of the Presidential Administration Hikmat Hajiyev said, Trend reported on October 24.

Earlier today, Hajiyev wrote in his Twitter account that Armenia continues to wage the war against civilians, in particular, against children.

Hajiyev stressed that the Armenian army fired a "Smerch" missile on Azerbaijan’s Tartar city, as a result of this attack 16-year-old Orkhan Ismayilzade was killed.

Armenia has been shelling Azerbaijan's civilian settlements in Tartar and Barda today. Armenian armed forces from the Aghdere direction are also subjecting the territory of the Naftalan, Tartar and Goranboy regions to rocket fire using multiple launch rocket systems, the Defence Ministry reported today. 

In the meantime, thirteen-year-old Artur Mayakov, who was wounded during a missile attack on Ganja on October 17, 2020, also died in the hospital today, the Prosectuor-General's Office reported.

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