The Azerbaijani defense Ministry announced the capture of several strategic heights and towns in Nagorno-Karabakh as a result of the military operation, reports the publication Trend. In Baku announced the breakthrough line of defense of the Armenian troops.
The defense Ministry called operation counterstrike, which was applied in response to the provocation of Armenian Armed forces on the night of 2 April.
The Azerbaijani military said the destruction of the six Armenian tanks, 15 guns and reinforced engineering structures, and the fact that the loss of Armenian army killed and wounded exceeded 100.
Killing 12 servicemen of the Azerbaijani armed forces, Azerbaijan downed one helicopter Mi-24 was damaged on a mine one tank. The decision about the response to the directions of Martakert-Tartar-Aghdam and Khojavand, Fuzuli was taken by the command of the Armed forces of Azerbaijan, the newspaper notes.