2017, 20 Yanvar, Cümə, Bakı vaxtı 01:48
On September 28, in a statement made public by the Ministry of Defense, Azerbaijan army while inflicting losses on the enemy also lost three soldiers.
"During the day of September 27 and the night of the 28, Azerbaijan's Armed Forces prevented the enemy from advancing its position. As a result of the heavy strikes, 7 soldiers from the Armenian side were reported dead while many others wounded. Azerbaijan too had its own casualties. Three soldiers- Rauf Valiyev, Neman Ahmadzade, and Zohrab Mustafazade were reported killed in combat", read the statement.
Escalation of tensions on the front line was reported on September 26. Elshad Mammadov, Azerbaijani soldier was reported killed while three more soldiers were reported wounded. A report confirmed fatalities on Armenian side, with four soldiers killed in combat as a result of artillery strikes.
Azerbaijan's Ministry of Defense said Armenia's military and political leadership are responsible for the escalations on the front line.