OREANDA-NEWS. Armenian Defense Ministry press secretary Shushan Stepanyan reported on Tuesday that special units of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces suffered serious losses in the battles in the southeastern part of the unrecognized Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh.

“Actions to destroy the enemy forces continue. As a result of the recent hostilities on the south-eastern front line (Shekher – Karmir Shuka – Taghavard line), the Defense Army forces and volunteers have organized a real hell for the enemy in our forests and gorges,” Stepanyan wrote on Facebook, adding that terrorist groups and enemy’s special forces units continue to suffer serious losses in manpower and equipment. According to her, at present, reconnaissance and fire operations are continuing at enemy locations.

The fighting on the line of contact in Nagorno-Karabakh began on September 27. Armenia and Azerbaijan accuse each other of unleashing hostilities. In Nagorno-Karabakh they report about shelling of peaceful settlements of the republic, including its capital city Stepanakert.