Nagorno-Karabakh: Military death toll rises to 1,166

Armenian soldiers fire artillery on the front line on October 25, 2020, during the ongoing fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh. (File photo: AFP)

The defense ministry of the Nagorno-Karabakh region said on Thursday 47 more casualties have taken its military death toll to 1,166 since fighting with Azeri forces erupted on Sept. 27.

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Fighting has surged to its worst since the 1990s, when about 30,000 people were killed.

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Last Update: Thursday, 29 October 2020 KSA 19:23 - GMT 16:23