He Azerbaijani Army has resumed this Thursday the bombardment of Stepanakert, capital of Nagorno Karabaj, coinciding with the arrival in Baku of the Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavusoglu.
After a relatively placid morning, the sirens began to sound in the afternoon and the projectiles returned on the outskirts of the city, object of massive attacks since last Friday. According to the authorities of the separatist enclave, several Smerch shells fell near the office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
The inhabitants of Stepanakert, mostly women and elderly, descended into shelters set up in the basements of the buildings.
The Armenian Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinián, He had traveled unannounced Monday to the Karabakh to meet with the local authorities and coordinate the actions to be taken to stop the enemy.
After the Azerbaijani president, Ilham Alíev, received this morning Çavusoglu, Baku announced the continuation of the counter-offensive in Nagorno Karabakh.
Then the Karabakh forces, which have recognized 240 casualties in their ranks since September 27, said they had repelled the offensive on the southern flank of the territory, near the border with Iran.