Azerbaijani MES: Missile and artillery strikes by the Armenian armed forces cause fires in civilian facilities

# 18:00
15 October 2020

Armenian armed forces continue causing destructions and fires in civilian infrastructure, hitting Azerbaijani dense residential territories, civilian facilities, including private and apartment buildings, and households using heavy artillery installations and rockets, in rude violation of the humanitarian ceasefire, APA reports citing the website of Ministry of Emergency Situations.

Thus, as the result of the shell strike by the Armenian troops, a part of a private house belonging to a citizen burnt in Tartar district. The rest of the house was protected from fire by the relevant forces of the State Fire Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations involved in the scene.

Besides, fires broke out in two houses and a household facility belonging to different citizens in Aghdam district due to the shell strikes. The nearby buildings were protected from fire by the firefighting brigades.

Note that the Ministry of Emergency Situations operates in an enhanced mode at the moment. Please, immediately call the “112” hotline of the Ministry in case of any emergency.