Most Popular

Most Viewed

Azerbaijan declares partial mobilization as Armenian forces retake lost territory

Azerbaijan has declared partial mobilization of reserve servicemen amid the escalation of tensions with Armenia in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, the presidential press service told Sputnik on Monday.
“Azerbaijani President [Ilham Aliyev] has signed a decree about partial mobilization in Azerbaijan,” the press service said.
The order comes into force on the day of its signing.
Meanwhile, Armenian forces announced that they restored a number of previously lost positions.
“At night, intensive fighting continued in the southern, southeastern, and northern directions of the front line. As a result of a counterattack, troops from the [Nagorno-Karabakh] Defense Army inflicted heavy losses on enemy personnel and military equipment.
According to the Armenian Defence Ministry, Baku used BM-30 Smerch heavy rocket launchers against Nagorno-Karabakh.
A photo and a video, allegedly depicting shrapnel from a rocket has been shared by users on social media.
Source: Sputnik