Azerbaijan declares partial military mobilization, six Azeri civilians killed

An Azerbaijani service member drives an armoured carrier in Baku. (Reuters)

Azerbaijan declared a partial military mobilization on Monday following clashes with Armenian forces over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Azerbaijan's foreign minister also said that a total of six Azeri civilians had been killedand 19 injured since fighting flared with Armenian forces over the breakaway region.

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Azeri President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on mobilization on the second day of clashes which the two sides, which fought a war over Nagorno-Karabakh in the 1990s, blame on each other and in which both have reported fatalities.

Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway region that is inside Azerbaijan but run by ethnic Armenians, declared martial law and mobilized their male populations on Sunday.

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