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Footage of destroyed house due to Armenia's missile strike on Goranboy

30 October 2020 [16:15] - TODAY.AZ

By Trend

Azerbaijan’s Goranboy district was subjected to intensive missile and artillery shelling by Armenian Armed Forces in various directions on the morning of October 29, 2020, Trend reports.

As a result of artillery shelling hitting a residential house in the district’s Tapgaragoyunlu village at about 17:00 (GMT +4), a 53-years-old civilian Flora Ziyadova was killed and the house was heavily damaged.

The footage of this house is represented as below:

Armenian Armed Forces launched a large-scale military attack on positions of the 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. As a result of retaliation, Azerbaijani troops liberated a number of territories previously occupied by Armenia, as well as take important, strategic heights under control.

The fighting continued into October 2020, in the early days of which Armenia has launched missile attacks on Azerbaijani cities of Ganja, Mingachevir, Khizi as well as Absheron district.

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, the 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. Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on the withdrawal of its armed forces from Nagorno Karabakh and the surrounding districts.


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