Azerbaijan's MoD: Fierce fighting in the direction of Tovuz region is continuing
- 14 July 2020
On the night of July 13-14 and in the morning, fierce fighting continued on the site of the Tovuz region of the Azerbaijan-Armenia state border, the Ministry of Defence told APA.
As a result of retaliatory measures taken by our units during the fighting in the direction of the Tovuz region, the enemy, suffering numerous losses, was forced to retreat.
Major General Major General Hashimov Polad Israil had heroically died being on the forward defense line.
The following servicemen of the Azerbaijan Army also died in repelling an enemy attack:
- Colonel Mirzoyev Ilgar Anzor;
- Major Ahmadov Namig Hajan;
- Major Novruzov Anar Gulverdi;
- Warrant officer Zeynalli Ilgar Ayaz;
- Warrant officer Babayev Yashar Vasif;
- Non-commissioned officer, soldier Mustafazadeh Elchin Arif.
The leadership of the Ministry of Defense expresses condolences to the families of the deceased servicemen and wishes them patience. May Allah rest the souls of Shehids in peace!
There are also wounded servicemen. They immediately received medical aid, and nothing threatens their life.
The enemy’s military and combat equipment for various purposes, command post, reserves in the depths of defense were destroyed, and hundreds of its servicemen were killed as a result of punitive measures undertaken to suppress the enemy’s activity.
Currently, the situation in this area remains tense, fierce battles are continuing. The enemy also fires on civilians and our human settlements. Retaliatory action against the enemy continues.
Our units fully control the operational situation.