ArmInfo. There are no casualties among the civilian population of the Tavush region. The governor of the Tavush region Hayk Chobanyan stated this in an interview with reporters.
He noted that in the border villages and cities, houses and infrastructure were damaged. <Now we are doing everything possible so that no civilians are hurt. We managed to avoid casualties among the civilian population thanks to the professional actions of military personnel>, the governor emphasized.
Chobanyan noted that there were no interruptions in electricity in the Tavush region either. <Two gas pipelines were damaged, but they have already been restored. Now we are trying to assess the damage that our citizens have suffered. After which they will be provided with appropriate assistance>, he stressed. The governor also said that even on these days, agricultural work practically did not stop.
In conclusion, Chobanyan called the shelling of the city of Berd unprecedented, since it had not been fired since the 1990s.
It should be noted that on July 12, Azerbaijani troops made an attempt to violate the state border with Armenia in an UAZ car. After a warning from the Armenian side, they left UAZ and freely returned to their positions. An hour later, artillery fire was opened from Azerbaijan and an attempt was made to seize the Armenian stronghold. In response, Azerbaijani troops were thrown back from their positions, having suffered casualties. To date, the Azerbaijani Armed Forces have lost 11 people, the number of injured is not reported. Enemy equipment was destroyed, more than a dozen drones were shot down, the combat positions of the Azerbaijani armed forces were taken.