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Nagorno-Karabakh: Fighting continues for third day despite global calls for ceasefire 02:15

Nagorno-Karabakh: Fighting continues for third day despite global calls for ceasefire

Disputed Territory, Martakert
September 29, 2020 at 20:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

Fighting continued for a third consecutive day between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday.

Footage from the front line shows Armenian soldiers in a trench firing howitzers as well as loading the 120 mm mortar.

The conflict resumed on Sunday when Azeri and ethnic Armenian soldiers exchanged fire.

It's been the heaviest fighting in the region since 2016 with dozens of casualties reported. Both sides blame each other for the escalation.

The Nagorno-Karabakh region is recognised internationally as part of Azerbaijan but has an independent government led by a majority group of ethnic Armenians.

Nagorno-Karabakh: Fighting continues for third day despite global calls for ceasefire 02:15
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Fighting continued for a third consecutive day between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday.

Footage from the front line shows Armenian soldiers in a trench firing howitzers as well as loading the 120 mm mortar.

The conflict resumed on Sunday when Azeri and ethnic Armenian soldiers exchanged fire.

It's been the heaviest fighting in the region since 2016 with dozens of casualties reported. Both sides blame each other for the escalation.

The Nagorno-Karabakh region is recognised internationally as part of Azerbaijan but has an independent government led by a majority group of ethnic Armenians.

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