Azerbaijan forces kills 16 Armenian servicemen, wounds 100 others in clashes

Ethnic Armenian soldiers stand in a trench at their position near Nagorno-Karabakh's town of Martuni, April 8, 2016. (Reuters)

The breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh said on Sunday that 16 of its servicemen were killed and more than 100 wounded in clashes with Azerbaijan's forces.

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Clashes erupted between Armenian and Azeri forces on Sunday over Nagorno-Karabakh, which is inside Azerbaijan but run by ethnic Armenians. That has reignited concerns about instability in the South Caucasus, a corridor for pipelines transporting oil and gas to world markets.

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