Three Azerbaijani troopers have been wounded by mines planted by Armenian forces in Karabakh, Azerbaijan’s Protection Ministry stated in an announcement Saturday.
A truck carrying provides to positions close to the village of Allahgulular in Shusha province hit a mine laid by Armenian forces, the ministry additionally stated within the assertion.
The ministry stated that two troopers within the car have been injured within the blast that rendered the car unusable, including that one other soldier who went to assist the wounded was injured after stepping on an anti-personnel mine.
The ministry stated Armenia bears full duty for the incident.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev stated in October that clearing mines planted by Armenia on occupied Azerbaijani territories will take almost 30 years and value $25 billion.
Relations between the previous Soviet republics of Armenia and Azerbaijan have been tense since 1991 when the Armenian navy illegally occupied Karabakh, a territory internationally acknowledged as a part of Azerbaijan and 7 adjoining areas.
Clashes erupted on Sept. 27, 2020, with the Armenian Military attacked civilians and Azerbaijani forces, violating a number of humanitarian cease-fire agreements.
In the course of the 44-day battle, Azerbaijan liberated a number of cities and round 300 settlements and villages occupied by Armenia for nearly 30 years.
The preventing ended with a Russian-brokered settlement on Nov. 10, 2020, which was seen as a victory for Azerbaijan and a defeat for Armenia.
Nevertheless, the cease-fire has been damaged a number of instances since then.