Azerbaijan opens fire towards military unit in Armenia, hits civilian bus

A still image shows members of Azeri armed forces firing artillery in an unidentified location. (Reuters)

Azeri armed forces opened fire on an Armenian military unit in the border town of Vardenis, and miles away from a breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region which has been the focus of clashes in the past few days, the Armenian defense ministry said.

A civilian bus was set on fire after being hit by an Azeri unmanned drone, it said in a statement.

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Separately, Armenia denied an earlier report by Azerbaijan’s defense ministry that the Armenian army had shelled the Dashkesan region on the border between the two countries.

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