15 Armenian soldiers killed and 12 taken prisoner as Azerbaijan launches offensive in Armenia

Azerbaijani forces fired on Armenian positions using artillery and armored vehicles on the Armenia-Azerbaijan state border in the southern Syunik region on November 16 from around 1pm, according to a statement released by the Armenian Defense Ministry. Later, parliament deputy Eduard Aghajanyan confirmed that 15 Armenian soldiers have been killed, 12 taken prisoner and four have been wounded.