The operative situation on the contact line between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan remained unchanged on the night of April 13-14. Ceasefire violations were registered in some sections of the contact line.
In particular, the Azerbaijani troops used 82- and 60-mm mortars, as well as AGS-17 grenade launchers to open fire on the Armenian positions in the northeastern (Martakert) and southeastern (Nadrut) directions of the frontline.
At around 4:55am, the Azerbaijani special forces attempted a subversive attack south of the contact line. Having timely identified the rival’s advancement, the Armenian troops thwarted the attack, throwing the saboteurs back to their positions.
The Nagorno Karabakh Defense Army units stay committed to the ceasefire agreement and continue controlling the situation on the contact line.
The parties to the Karabakh conflict agreed on a bilateral cessation of fire along the contact line which came into force at midday, April 5.
Prior to that, on the night of April 1-2, Azerbaijani armed forces initiated overt offensive operations in the southern,southeastern and northeastern directions of the line of contact with Nagorno Karabakh.
The Armenian side has suffered 74 combat losses, 122 more were wounded. One soldier is still missing.
The Azerbaijani side has lost 26 tanks and 4 infantry fighting vehicles, as well as 1 BM-21 Grad multipl e rocket launcher, 1 engineering vehicle, 2 military helicopters and 14 unmanned aerial vehicles. The Azerbaijani side has admitted the loss of 31 fighters, 1 helicopter and 1 unmanned drone, whereas the Armenian side’s photo and video materials show dozens of killed Azerbaijani troops, 1 helicopter and 3 UAVs. Opposition media outlets, however, reported on the death of 95 Azerbaijani soldiers, stating that 39 more have been wounded. According to Karabakh authorities, 300 Azerbaijani soldiers were killed in clashes.
14 Karabakh tanks have been neutralized since April 2.