A spokeswoman for the Armenian Ministry of Defense said that a Turkish F-16 fighter jet shot down a Sukhoi 25 over Armenian territory on Tuesday, killing its commander. She said
A spokeswoman for the Armenian Ministry of Defense stated that a Turkish F-16 fighter jet shot down a Sukhoi 25 over the territory. ArmenianToday, Tuesday, killing its leader.
The spokeswoman, Shushan Stepanyan, said in a post on her Facebook page that the plane was on a military mission when it was shot down.
On the other hand, the Ministry of Defense in Azerbaijan denied what its Armenian counterpart said, according to Reuters news agency, and the agency also stated by Turkish officials, similar denials.
In the context, the Azerbaijan Prosecutor’s Office said today, Tuesday, that Armenian fire killed 12 Azerbaijani civilians and wounded 35, according to Reuters.
This statement indicates a significant increase in the number of civilian casualties during the fighting between the Azerbaijani forces and those of Armenian origin around Nagorno Karabakh.