The Occupation in Figures
Nagorno-Karabakh: 1988-1992, territory 4400 km2; Shusha: may 08, 1992, territory 289 km2; Lachin: may 18, 1992, territory 1840 km2; Kalbajar: april 2, 1993, territory 3054 km2; Aghdam: july 23, 1993, territory 1150 km2; Fizuli: august 23, 1993, territory 1390 km2; Jabrayil: august 23, 1993, territory 1050 km2; Gubadli: august 31, 1993, territory 802 km2; Zangilan: october 29, 1993, territory 707 km2.

Armenian provocation intercepted at Azerbaijan-Iran border

Armenian provocation intercepted at Azerbaijan-Iran border

20.06.2017

Azerbaijani border guards have successfully intercepted an attempted Armenian provocation at the border with the Islamic Republic of Iran, theState 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.