Armenian provocation intercepted at Azerbaijan-Iran border

Armenian provocation intercepted at Azerbaijan-Iran border
  • Clock-gray 10:16
  • calendar-gray 20 June 2017

Azerbaijani border guards have successfully intercepted an attempted Armenian provocation at the border with the Islamic Republic of Iran, the State Border Service (SBS) told APA.

 

Around 9:50 June 18, border guards of Fuzuli district’s Ahmadalilar border outpost who were conducting an inspection on the bank of the Aras River in the area found an RPG-7 anti-tank hand grenade shell which was tied to a tree and ready to go off in the case of being hit by solid material.

 

By removing the shell safely, Azerbaijani borders guards intercepted an Armenian provocation targeting Mil-Mughan hydro-junction, which lies over the Aras River.

 

The area was taken control of and the shell was detonated by SBS sappers.

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