Media: 95 People Killed in Armed Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh

"At least 26 more fighters have been killed in clashes with Azerbaijani troops in the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh, the region’s defense ministry reported, bringing their military death toll to 84 in the fiercest round of fighting in more than a quarter of a century," Al Jazeera reports

Al Jazeera also learned on Tuesday that the total number of civilians killed has risen to 11 – nine in Azerbaijan and two in Armenia, bringing the total death toll to 95.

“This is a life-and-death war,” Arayik Harutyunyan, the Nagorno-Karabakh leader, was quoted by Reuters as saying in a news briefing.

Fierce clashes continued throughout the day on Monday, officials in Baku and Yerevan said.

A territorial dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan re-erupted with the heaviest clashes in years on Sunday.

By Ana Dumbadze 

Source: Al Jazeera

Image: Karen Minasyan / AFP

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