Armenian, Azeri troops exchange fire across front line

Armenian, Azeri troops exchange fire across front line

Noyan Tapan news agency, Yerevan
2 Aug 04

Bilik Dunyasi news agency, Baku
2 Aug 04

Armenian and Azeri forces have exchanged fire across the front line in
Azerbaijan’s northwestern Qazax District.

Quoting the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry, Bilik Dunyasi news agency
reported on 2 August: “The Armenian armed forces based in the south of
the occupied village of Asagi Askipara in Azerbaijan’s Qazax District
fired on the positions of the Azerbaijani armed forces in the east of
the village from sub-machine-guns for about 35 minutes, starting from
0055 this morning [1955 gmt on 1 August].” The Defence Ministry press
service said that the enemy was silenced by retaliatory fire and there
were no casualties, according to Bilik Dunyasi.

Armenian news agency Noyan Tapan reported on 2 August: “For several
hours during the night of 1-2 August the village of Berkaber in
Armenia’s Tavush Region came under intermittent fire from Azerbaijan’s
Qazax District.” Quoting the community leader in Berkaber, Volodya
Madatyan, Noyan Tapan said that there had been no casualties.