Recently Revealed, 2,783 Azerbaijani Soldiers Fall in War …


BAKU – Total 2,783 soldiers Azerbaijan fall in war Upper Karabakh which was held to free its territory from occupation Armenia.

The Ministry of Defense (Kemhan) of Azerbaijan disclosed details of the victims during the 44 days of war since September 27 and ended November 10 when the two sides signed a ceasefire agreement.

“A total of 1,245 soldiers were also injured during the war,” said a statement from the Azerbaijan Ministry of Defense.

“About 103 soldiers who died have not been identified and efforts were made for DNA analysis,” said the Ministry of Defense. (Also read: Palestine Urges Serious Action to Boycott Israeli Settlements)

The Ministry of Defense added that more than 100 soldiers were still missing and a search was underway to find them. (See Infographic: First, Britain Will Use Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine Next Week)

Relations between the two former Soviet republics have been strained since 1991, when the Armenian military occupied Nagorno-Karabakh or Upper Karabakh. (Watch Video: After Immunization, A Toddler in Bawang Putih Dies)

When new clashes broke out on September 27, Armenian soldiers launched attacks on civilians and Azerbaijani troops in violation of several humanitarian cease-fire agreements.

During the conflict Azerbaijan liberated several cities and nearly 300 settlements and villages from Armenian occupation.

On November 10, the two countries signed a Russian-brokered agreement to end fighting and work towards a comprehensive resolution.

The ceasefire was seen as Azerbaijani victory and the defeat of Armenia whose troops had been withdrawn by agreement.



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