Over 550 Armenian servicemen killed in clashes in Karabakh - Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.

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More than 550 Armenian servicemen were killed in Sunday clashes on the contact line in the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said.

"According to intelligence, the Armenian Armed Forces sustained heavy losses as a result of the Sunday hostilities. For instance, the Azerbaijani army destroyed 22 tanks and other heavy armored vehicles, 15 Osa air defense missile systems, 18 drones, eight artillery systems, and three arms depots. Besides, more than 550 servicemen were killed," the ministry told Interfax.

For its part, the Armenian Defense Ministry reported Azerbaijani casualties.

"According to our information, about 200 Azerbaijani servicemen were killed," Armenian Defense Ministry spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan said at a press briefing on Sunday.

"Updated information indicates that [...] four helicopters, 27 drones, including attack UAVs, 33 tanks and armored personnel carriers, as well as two armored engineering vehicles were destroyed," the press service of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic's Defense Ministry said.

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