Civilian casualties and damage inflicted upon civilian infrastructure as a result of Armenia’s act of aggression against Azerbaijan

Since September 27, 2020 the Armed Forces of Armenia have been indiscriminately targeting the civilian population, private houses and other civilian infrastructure along the line of contact and in the regions located far away from the conflict zone in a gross violation of its obligations under international humanitarian law, including the 1949 Geneva Conventions and its Additional Protocols.


Moreover, despite the humanitarian ceasefire agreed during the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia in Moscow with the mediation of the Russian Federation, the Armed Forces of Armenia continues to attack the residential areas and civilian infrastructure in Azerbaijan.


On October 16, Armed Forces of Armenia in gross violation of the humanitarian ceasefire regime used heavy artillery and shelled the territories of Aghdam, Aghjabadi, Fuzuli, Goranboy and Tartar. One of the shells hit the cemetery in Ahmadagali village, Aghdam.


An operational-tactical missile fired on October 15 at 10:44 by the Armed Forces of Armenia from the territory of the occupied Gubadli region exploded in the territory of Ordubad region of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. A peaceful population and civilian facilities were not affected.


As of 16th of October, totally 47 civilians, including children and elderly were killed, 222 civilians have been hospitalized with serious injuries. 1669 private houses, 84 apartment buildings and 301 civilian infrastructures were damaged and became unserviceable as a result of Armenia’s indiscriminate armed attacks. 


Below are evidences from the scene.





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