Armenian Defense Ministry spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan reported on another Azerbaijani drone shot down in Karabakh.
“A few minutes ago we again shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle,” Hovhannisyan wrote on Facebook.
Earlier the Armenian Defense Ministry reported that as of Monday evening the Karabakh Armed Forces shot down 49 drones, four helicopters, one plane, 80 tanks and checkpoints, 82 units of vehicles of the Azerbaijani army.
On September 27, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan stated that Armenian armed forces shelled settlements on the line of contact in Karabakh, according to these data, there are dead civilians and military men. According to the Armenian Defense Ministry, Karabakh “has been subjected to air and missile attacks”. Yerevan said Baku had “launched an offensive” in the Karabakh direction. The unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic was told that civilian settlements in Karabakh, including the capital Stepanakert, had come under artillery fire, the authorities called on the population to take refuge and later declared martial law and mobilization in Karabakh.
Armenia has also declared martial law and general mobilization. Former Deputy Minister of Justice of Armenia, former Karabakh Minister of Justice Ruben Melikyan told RIA Novosti that this is the first time general mobilization has been announced in Armenia. The President of Azerbaijan approved the introduction of martial law in a number of cities and regions of the republic and curfews in the country, as well as announced partial mobilization.
A number of states, including Russia and France, called on the parties for restraint. Turkey stated that it would provide any support requested by Azerbaijan against the background of another aggravation of the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh.