21 October 2020,   09:07
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Azerbaijani troops have neutralized at least 2,300 Armenian soldiers – Defense Ministry

Azerbaijani troops have neutralized at least 2,300 Armenian soldiers since Sunday, when border clashes broke out with Armenian forces targeting Azerbaijani civilian settlements and military positions.

According to the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry, Armenian soldiers were either killed or wounded in counterattacks launched to liberate occupied Azerbaijani territories.

It also said some 200 tanks and armored vehicles, at least 230 artillery and missile systems, around 30 air defense systems, six command and observation areas, five ammunition depots, around 50 anti-tank guns, 110 cars and a Russian S-300 missile system were destroyed between Sept. 27-30.

An Armenian battalion serving under the 1st Army Command which was deployed in Tonashen village in Tartar district abandoned its position and fled with heavy losses, the ministry said.

The ministry also said the Armenian army used the Tochka-U, a Soviet high-precision tactical ballistic missile, against Azerbaijani forces.

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