STEPANAKERT. - The situation continues to remain extremely tense all along the Karabakh-Azerbaijani Line of Contact.
According to the information of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) Defense Army, the vanguard units of Armenia continue to successfully carry out defensive battles, inflicting serious losses on the adversary. Starting from the night of April 1 to April 2, and during the whole day the overall losses on the Azerbaijani side have exceeded 200.
The Defense Army killed at least 30 soldiers of Azerbaijani special task force subdivision only in the direction of Talish. They also annihilated two tanks and downed two drones in the direction of Martakert. One Azerbaijani helicopter was also downed in the northern direction.
The most intense clashes are underway on the southeastern direction of the Line of Contact. Applying armored vehicles and artillery, including MM-21 (Grad) launch vehicle, the adversary targets not only the Defense Army positions, but also the civilian population deep in the rear. The Army Air Defense downed one Azerbaijani military helicopter and annihilated two tanks in that direction.
Unfortunately, the Karabakh side has also suffered losses as a result of the intense battkes. Information on this will be provided later.