Azerbaijan says it lost 2,783 soldiers during Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: IFX

Azerbaijani soldiers during the latest conflict. (File photo: AFP)

Azerbaijan said Thursday that nearly 2,800 of its soldiers were killed in recent fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh, the first details it has released of military losses in weeks of clashes with Armenian forces.

The defence ministry in Baku said in a statement that "2,783 servicemen of the Azerbaijani armed forces were killed in the patriotic war," adding that 100 more soldiers were missing.

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Last Update: Thursday, 03 December 2020 KSA 14:00 - GMT 11:00