October 17, 2020 - 00:56 AMT
Azerbaijani drones detected in Armenia's airspace

Azerbaijani drones have crossed the airspace of Armenia, Defense Ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan said on Saturday, October 17 night.

"Enemy UAVs have been detected in the airspace of the Republic of Armenia. Relevant measures are being taken," Stepanyan said on Facebook.

Since starting a war against Nagorno-Karabakh on September 27, Azerbaijan has also struck Armenian positions and civilian settlement, as well as sent drones, some of which which were downed above Kotayk, the central province of Armenia.

Azerbaijan, with help from Turkey and Syrian and Libyan mercenaries deployed by Ankara, started a war against Karabakh (Artsakh) in the morning of September 27. The Armenian side has reported deaths and injuries both among the civilian population and the military. Foreign and local journalists too have been injured in Azeri shelling of towns and villages.