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Fighting in Disputed Nagorno-Karabakh Region Escalates, Killing at Least One

HeadlineOct 05, 2020

In Azerbaijan, Armenian and Azeri forces exchanged heavy fire throughout the weekend as the war over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh spilled into civilian areas. On Sunday, at least one resident of Azerbaijan’s second-largest city, Ganja, was killed, and four others injured, amid heavy rocket and mortar fire. The fighting has threatened to bring regional powers into conflict, with Turkey backing Azeri forces and Russia backing its military ally Armenia.

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