Official: Shots fire "mainly" into the air in Armenia's border village

May 27, 2021 – 13:55 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Shots have been fired in the village of Kut in Gegharkunik province, the Armenian Defense Ministry confirmed on Thursday, May 27.

“Shots were heard, they were mainly fired at the air. There are no casualties,” the Ministry said, according to

Earlier on Thursday, six servicemen of the Armenian Armed Forces were surrounded and captured by the Azerbaijanis while carrying out engineering work in the border zone of the Gegharkunik province.

On the morning of May 12, the armed forces of Azerbaijan violated the border of in the southern province of Syunik, advancing 3.5 kilometers and surrounding Sev Lake, which is situated on the border between the two countries but is predominantly a part of Armenia. On May 13, the Azerbaijani military committed more border violations against Armenia, advancing near Vardenis (Gegharkunik province) and Sisian (Syunik province). One Armenian serviceman was killed in Azerbaijan’s shooting on May 25.

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