Artsakh Chronicle | 23 October

Below are presented the ceasefire violations in the direction of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces and further developments, started  on September 27, according to the chronology with Russian, French and German translations.

23 October, 2020, 13:36

Representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Artsrun Hovhannisyan

Stubborn battles are going on in the east. In some places, we push the enemy sabotage groups back to the starting lines.

23 October, 2020, 09:36

State service of emergency situations of AR

The night of October 23 was restless in the city of Martakert and Martuni region. As a result of the azerbaijani shelling of Martakert, two houses of an apartment building at 7 A. Sakharov Street were set on fire. Firefighters-rescuers of the Martakert Regional Department for Emergency Situations managed to extinguish the fire quickly so that no fire would break out in other apartments. According to preliminary data, the enemy opened fire in this direction with Grad missiles. There are no human losses. At the moment, several villages in the Martuni region, including Karmir Shuka (Red Market), are being fired upon by the Smerch.

23 October, 2020, 09:23

Artsakh Defense Army

The relatively stable-tense state in the Artsakh-Azerbaijan conflict zone hasn’t changed during the night. Artillery battles and skirmishes have kept on taking place in some areas. At the moment, local battles are taking place in all direction of the frontline. The operation of finding and destroying the enemy subversive groups of mercenary terrorists continue by the subdivisions of the Defense Army.

23 October, 2020, 01:00

State service of emergency situations of AR

In the evening the city of Askeran was shelled, and at midnight Martuni was again targeted by the Azerbaijani armed forces. There is a lot of material damage because of the fire. There are no casualties among the civilian population.