“Starting from the afternoon on July 12, units of the Armenian armed forces, grossly violating the ceasefire on the direction of the Tovuz region of the Azerbaijani-Armenian state border, subjected to fire on our positions using artillery mounts,” Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said in a statement.

“There are losses on both sides. Currently, there are fights in this direction. Our units control the operational situation. The public will be further informed,” the ministry added.