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Troops Killed In Another Clash On Armenian Border

June 05 2012


The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry says five of its soldiers have been killed in a clash along the northwest border with Armenia, reports Agence France-Presse.

Fighting began Tuesday when "a group of Armenian saboteurs" tried to break through military positions near the Azerbaijani town of Gazakh, the ministry said.

Officials in Armenia had a different story, saying "a subversive group of 15 to 20 people attempted to infiltrate Armenian territory" and were driven back. The...

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