2,800 Azerbaijani soldier killed in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Azerbaijan's military on Thursday confirmed that 2,783 of its soldiers were killed over the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and more than 100 other of its troops were still missing.

Iran PressAsia: A new round of clashes over the Nagorno-Karabakh region engulfed between the Azerbaijan Republic and Armenia on September 27 and came to a halt on November 10 when a Russian-brokered peace deal ushered in a ceasefire.

Armenia has not yet disclosed a final death toll for its military, but an ethnic Armenian official confirmed on November 14 that 2,317 soldiers had been killed.

Dozens of civilians from both sides also died during the conflict, which saw Azerbaijan and Armenia accused of using cluster munitions in civilian areas.

Renewed clashes between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia erupted on September 27, with intense battles raging in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The area experienced flare-ups of violence in the summer of 2014, in April 2016, and this past July.


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