The Armenian Defense Ministry reports on the violation of the ceasefire by the neighboring side.
The Azerbaijani Armed Forces fired at the positions and settlements of the NKR, and in the morning they attempted an offensive.
“The enemy fired artillery fire in the northern direction from 00:04 to 02:45, as well as rocket fire in the southern direction from 02:20 to 02:45,” the RA Defense Ministry said.The NKR JSC announces the destruction of 4 enemy tanks.
The Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense declares non-compliance with the ceasefire regime by the neighboring side and attempts at shelling and attacks, starting from 07.00 on 18 October.
Earlier, the Armenian side made similar statements.
The second armistice attempt lasted several hours.
*Azerbaijani servicemen halt in the conflict zone in Nagorno-Karabakh.
*The Defense Army of the unrecognized NKR records the offensive of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces after the introduction of the ceasefire in Karabakh on October 18 morning .
*The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry publishes attack footage of Armenian / NKR Armed Forces positions in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone and the withdrawal of the forces of the neighboring side.
* Let’s talk about this a little.
Aliyev: we captured a strategically important bridge
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said that the Azerbaijani military managed to establish control over the Khudaferin bridge in the Jebrail region.
“The armed forces of Azerbaijan raised the flag of Azerbaijan on the ancient Khudaferin bridge. Long live the Azerbaijani people! Karabakh is Azerbaijan! ” – wrote Aliyev on Twitter.
Yerevan did not comment on the information about the transfer of control over the bridge.
The bridge was built over the Araks River, presumably in the 11th century and is an important historical monument. The bridge has been under the control of Armenian forces since 1993.They even have it in their national bill.
In fact, the exit to the bridges means that the Azerbaijani troops in the southern sector have covered most of the distance to the border with Armenia proper.
The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry also issued a statement stating that the battalion of the 527th regiment of the Armenian Armed Forces refuses to participate in the battles on the line of contact in Karabakh, as it suffered “heavy losses in manpower and military equipment.”
Let us remind that yesterday evening the representative of the Armenian Defense Ministry Artsrun Hovhannisyan stated that “especially heavy military operations are continuing in the southern direction.”
The Azerbaijani military raised the national flag at the Khudaferin bridge on the Araks river bordering Iran.
President Aliyev announced the seizure of the Khudafar bridge
*Not for heart’s faint
Wild boars are involved in corpses ‘s disposal in Nagorno-Karabakh
*According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, more than 2,000 militants have already left to Azerbaijan to take part in Karabakh war.
It is also reported 92 mercenaries bodies have already “returned” to their homeland, out of 143 killed in total.
*Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan made a statement on Sunday that Russia, the United States and France are supplying arms to Armenia.
“What do they say that we support our Azeri brothers? What do the Minsk Troika, the United States, Russia, France say? They support Armenia. They provide Armenia with all kinds of support in the form of weapons,” the Turkish President expressed his opinion.
* Armenian citizens from overseas going back home to join the fight against Azerbaijan
*Weapons and ammunition at the captured base of the Armed Forces of Armenia / NKR in Fizuli direction.
*Destruction of Azerbaijani Armed Forces military equipment using anti-tank missile systems of the Armed Forces of Armenia / NKR in the conflict zone. Watch when an anti-tank guided missile hit the Plasan SandCat armored car (Israeli production) of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces in the battle zone in Karabakh.
*Killed Armenian soldiers and damaged equipment. Karabakh.
*Aggravation of the military conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. The main thing for this day:
– in Karabakh, 40 soldiers were killed per day and 660 – during the entire conflict;
– The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan announced the destruction of the Su-25 attack aircraft of the Armenian armed forces by the country’s air defense units. Armenia has denied this information;
– The Armenian Foreign Ministry said that Baku rejected Yerevan’s proposal to take out the wounded soldiers from the battlefield through the mediation of the International Committee of the Red Cross;
– Azerbaijan declares that it is ready to hand over the bodies of the dead Armenian servicemen who remained on the territory of the republic;
– Yerevan also accused Azerbaijan of repeated violation of the ceasefire agreement in Karabakh, and Baku announced the shelling of the Aghdam region in Karabakh by Armenia;
– Aliyev announced the transfer of the Khudaferin bridge in the Jebrail region under the control of the Azerbaijani army;
– Armenia called the EU statement condemning the shelling of the Azerbaijani city of Ganja reprehensible.
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