October 17, 2020 - 11:38 AMT
Three civilians injured in Azerbaijan's bombing of Stepanakert

Three civilians were injured in Azerbaijan's bombing of Stepanakert overnight, the Emergency Situations Service reported on Saturday, October 17.

They have been hospitalized.

Throughout the night, the Azeri forces shelled several central and suburban streets with various weapons and cluster bombs, causing significant damage to property and destroying apartments. One object of economic significance was also targeted.

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.