Since July 12th, Armenian armed forces severely violated the ceasefire attempting to seize positions in the Tovuz district of the Azerbaijani-Armenian border. Our positions were shelled using various types of artillery.
Once again demonstrating terrorist and aggressive policy by firing at densely populated settlements, Armenia committed several crimes against the civilian population.
On July 14th at 3 pm due to explosion of a missile fired from a rocket launcher located opposite Bala Jafarli village of Gazakh District, various pieces of the shell scattered on the roofs and plots of houses belonging to residents of Khanlyglar village - Salmina Aliyeva, Makhbuba Orujeva, Aziz Shirinov, llham Mehtiyev, Razim Musayev, and Kamil Jahanov.
As a consequence of the deliberate destruction of properties, substantial damage was inflicted on civilians. Immediate examination of the incident scene, collection of evidence, the involvement of specialists for determining damage, and other investigative actions were provided by the prosecution and police authorities.
Upon the fact, a criminal case has been initiated at Gazakh District Prosecutor's Office under Article 186.2.2 (deliberate destruction or damage to someone's property, causing substantial damage to the victims – by arson, explosion or in any other generally dangerous way or with grave consequences) of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Necessary intensive investigative actions are underway.