At least five soldiers have been killed, and a further eight wounded, following clashes between Azeri troops, and those of the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, according to Azerbaijan’s Defence Ministry.
Turkish military jets have bombed PKK rebel targets in southeastern Turkey, immediately following the deaths of three Turkish soldiers, in two separate attacks in a neighbouring province.
Armenian officials have said that at least one soldier has been killed in clashes with Azeri troops on the country’s restive border with neighbouring Azerbaijan.
A major fire at a multi-story residential building in the Azerbaijan capital city, Baku, has killed at least 12 people, and wounded dozens of others.
Azerbaijan’s defence minister has confirmed that the country’s forces have shot down an Armenian military helicopter that violated the nation’s airspace.