Azerbaijan said that 12 people were killed and more than 40 were seriously injured after a missile hit the city of Ganja.
The foreign affairs ministry suggested in a post on Twitter that Armenia was responsible for the shelling. The two countries have been fighting over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh since late September.
Armenia didn’t fire any missile toward Azerbaijan, according to Armenian Defence Ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan.
❗️#Armenia’s another heinous missile attack on #Ganja city of #Azerbaijan. 12 civilians killed, including 2 minors, more than 40 seriously injured. Rescue operations continue.
This is #CrimeAgainstHumanity!#StopArmenianAggression#StopKillingCivilians#PrayForGanja
— MFA Azerbaijan 🇦🇿 (@AzerbaijanMFA) October 17, 2020
The Azeri foreign affairs ministry said two minors were among the dead. A Facebook post from the country’s General Prosecutor’s Office said missiles hit a civilian settlement in the city. – Bloomberg
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