Tabriz (IP) - The political and security deputy governor of East Azerbaijan, Iran, announced that 71 rockets fired from the sides involved in the Karabakh war hit the border town of Khodaafarin, northwestern Iran.

Iran Press/Iran news: Aliyar Rastgoo, the political and security deputy governor of East Azerbaijan, said on Wednesday: "The rockets hit several villages in Khodaafarin city, but fortunately they have not caused any casualties."

Rastgoo stated that from the beginning of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict until today, a total of 68 rockets had hit the border areas of Iran, adding: "Only today, 71 rockets have hit the city of Khodaafarin."

The political and security deputy governor of East Azerbaijan stressed: "Legal measures have been taken by the Iranian border forces and the parties involved in the Nagorno-Karabakh war have been given a serious warning to prevent such incidents."

The Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia disagree on the Nagorno-Karabakh region; The two countries' dispute over the Nagorno-Karabakh region began in 1988.

A new round of clashes began on September 27, and so far a number of forces on both sides have been killed or wounded.

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More than 70 rockets hit northwestern Iran today in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
More than 70 rockets hit northwestern Iran today in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict