In Armenia, 54 more people died in action with the Azerbaijani armed forces

The total number of deaths since the escalation of the conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, according to the unified Armenian Information Centre, is 157.


The list with 54 more names of soldiers who died during the battles with the Azerbaijani Armed Forces (AF) was published on Friday by the united Armenian Information Center. At present, the total number of casualties since the beginning of the escalation of the conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region is 157.

The situation in Nagorno-Karabakh escalated on 27 September, with active fighting taking place on the disputed territory. Martial law has been introduced in Azerbaijan and Armenia, and mobilization has been announced. Both sides report deaths and injuries, including among the civilian population.

Baku and Yerevan have been contesting Nagorno-Karabakh since February 1988, when the region announced its withdrawal from the Azerbaijan SSR. During the armed conflict between 1992 and 1994, Azerbaijan lost control over Nagorno-Karabakh and seven surrounding districts.

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