Nagorno-Karabakh military death toll rises to 604 since September

Ethnic Armenians volunteer recruits gather at a center where they receive their uniforms and weapons. (AP)

The defense ministry of the Nagorno-Karabakh region said on Thursday it had recorded another 49 casualties among its military, pushing the military death toll to 604 since fighting with Azeri forces erupted on September 27.

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The fighting has surged to its worst level since the 1990s, when some 30,000 people were killed.

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Last Update: Thursday, 15 October 2020 KSA 13:01 - GMT 10:01