As of 03:00, according to the information received by the Office of the Human Rights Defender, there are 35 injured persons among the civilian population in Artsakh: 13 children, 15 women and 7 men.
“The civilian casualties and injuries are documented in all regions of Artsakh,” Gegham Stepanyan, the HRD of Artsakh wrote in his account on X (former Twitter).
According to the HRD, the number of civilian casualties in Artsakh as a result of Azerbaijani aggression has reached 7, including 3 women, 2 children, and 2 men.
As previously reported by NEWS.am, Azerbaijan's Armed Forces initiated artillery fire along the entire line of contact in Nagorno Karabakh on September 19, starting at 1 p.m., in an attempt to breach the defense line of the Nagorno Karabakh Defense Forces.
Presently, Stepanakert, the capital of Nagorno Karabakh, and other settlements are enduring heavy shelling. Gegham Stepanyan, the Human Rights Defender of Nagorno Karabakh, has documented multiple casualties and injuries among civilians, including children.
As of September 20, fighting continues along the contact line of Nagorno Karabakh with varying degrees of intensity. Units of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces are employing various weapons not only to maintain their positional advance but also to target civilian infrastructure.