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Border incident: Armenian Defense Ministry is investigating a possible violation of the order

Caucasus (bbabo.net), - The information disseminated by the Azerbaijani side about the opening of fire by Armenian border guards on the Kapan-Zangelan section of the state border today, February 12, is being investigated, reports the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Armenia with reference to the Military Police of the Republic.

Written orders from higher command clearly define cases when a serviceman, having assessed the situation, can and/or is obliged to make a decision to open fire. According to preliminary information, on February 12 there was no such situation in the specified area. If this circumstance is confirmed, those responsible for violating the order will be held accountable, the statement said.

Earlier this Monday, the Military Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan disseminated information according to which the Armenian Armed Forces fired at the positions of troops of the State Border Service (SBS) of Azerbaijan in the direction of the village of Kollugishlak in the Zangilan region, as a result of which a soldier with the rank of private Parviz Khalilzade was wounded. The incident occurred at approximately 13.37 local time (12.37 Moscow time). The shelling was carried out from the positions of the Armenian Armed Forces located in the direction of the village of Nerkin Hand in the Syunik region.

Border incident: Armenian Defense Ministry is investigating a possible violation of the order