Civilian casualties and damage inflicted upon civilian infrastructure as a result of Armenia’s act of aggression against Azerbaijan

The armed forces of Armenia have been continuing to target the civilian population, private houses and other civilian infrastructure in residential areas along the line of contact in a gross violation of its obligations under international humanitarian law, including the 1949 Geneva Conventions.

Civilian facilities, such as hospitals, medical centers, school buildings and kindergartens as well as graveyards have been subjected to indiscriminate shelling of armed forces of Armenia, including from artillery and other large-caliber weaponry.

By 18:00, October 06, 2020 totally 27 civilians, including children and elderly have been killed, 141 civilians have been hospitalized with various injuries as a consequence of heavy artillery shelling.

376 houses and 63 civilian facilities have been destroyed as a result of armed attack. Vehicles belonging to civilians became unserviceable, and numerous small and large horned animals and haystacks were destroyed as well.

The Armenian armed forces subjected to artillery fire the Terter city, Gızılhajılı village of Goranboy, Tazakand settlement of the Aghdam region.

On October 06, mortar attacks hit the school №5 in Terter, as well as the market in Aghdam region, seriously damaging the both infrastructures. 

Below are the photo evidences of the humanitarian law violations of the armed forces of Armenia.

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