This morning, after almost an hour of intense artillery shelling, Azerbaijan launched a massive offensive in the northern direction, - stated official representative of the Ministry of Defense, Artsrun Hovhannisyan, according to the Armenian media.
According to Hovhannisyan, the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army repulsed the attack and the Azerbaijani Armed Forces suffered heavy losses.
For the record, hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh has been continuing since September 27. The Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan reached a ceasefire agreement in Moscow, which entered into force on October 10 at 12:00. Nevertheless, the situation remains tense and the parties accuse each other of violating the ceasefire.