BAKU: Armenians Broke Cease-Fire For 160 Times In The Contact Front

ARMENIANS BROKE CEASE-FIRE FOR 160 TIMES IN THE CONTACT FRONT LINES OF AZERBAIJANI AND ARMENIAN ARMED FORCES IN THE PAST 6 MONTHS

Azeri Press Agency, Azerbaijan
July 3 2006

Armenians violated the cease-fire for160 times in the contact front
lines of Azerbaijani and Armenian Armed Forces in the past 6 months.

According to the results of APA’s monitoring held on the basis
of information confirmed by the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry, the
cease-fire was violated for eleven times (twice in Fizuli, six times
in Aghdam and three times in Terter) in different part of the front
in June this year.

OSCE monitored the contact line of troops (Terter, Agdam) twice in
June. The monitoring did not suffer any incident.

The cease-fire was violated in April most of all and least of all in
January, May and June. The Azerbaijani Army positions and dwelling
houses were fired on by Armenian Armed Forces ten times in January,
14 in February, 50 in March, 65 in April, 10 in July and 11 times
in June. The cease-fire was often broken in the state border of
Azerbaijan-Mazam, Gizilhajili, Baljafarli and Baganis Ayrim villages
of Gazakh region; Hasangaya, Chayli, Jerabert, Gapanli villages of
Terter ;Bash Garvand, Orta Gishlag, Gulchuluk farm of Agdam region
and Ashagi Seyidahmadli and Ashaghi Andurrahmanli villages in Fuzuli.

Azerbaijani army forces’ 34 servicemen and one civilian having military
men status were killed and 11 were wounded due to the enemy’s bullets
and other reasons in the past six months. Four of them were killed in
a fire, six due to misuse of service gun, nine in car accident, two
committed suicide, two in snow-slide, one was hit by thunderstorm and
11 were killed by the enemy. As coming to the wounded, nine of them
were shot at by the enemy, one hit by a mine and one misused service
gun. Seven of the killed were officers, two ensigns, one sergeant and
the rest 24 were soldiers. 14 of them died outside the battle fields.

Azerbaijani Armed Forces lost 11 servicemen in January, 2 in February,
5 in March, 6 in April, 3 in May and 5 in June. Two of the killed
served for the Border Troops and the rest in the military units of
the Defense Ministry.

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