BAKU: Four Azerbaijanis were killed on Saturday when Azeri citizens hit a landmine while pushing back Armenian troops in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, Azerbaijan’s prosecutor general said.
The incident took place in a village in Faizoli district, a statement said.
The statement said the mine was set up by the Armenian Armed Forces during a retreat.
The statement called the incident “a new kind of provocation” in Armenia.
Along the border with Iran in the 1990s war, Fuzuli was one of the districts claimed by Armenian fighters to have seen separatists declare independence in and around the Nagorno-Karabakh region. What was
Azerbaijan recaptured Fazuli in fresh clashes in Karbakh, which began in late September and lasted six weeks, killing more than 4,000 people.