World Armenia says it shot down four drones near Yerevan

01:40  02 october  2020
01:40  02 october  2020 Source:   nouvelobs.com

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Armenian authorities said that four drones operated by Azerbaijan appeared on Thursday in the sky over the Kotayk province bordering the nation’s Three of them had been destroyed earlier in the day, and the fourth was shot down near Yerevan later in the evening, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan

Four drones were detected on Thursday evening in Armenia ’s provinces of Kotayk and "An unmanned aerial vehicle was shot down by Armenia ’s air defense forces in the Kotayk Province In addition, Stepanyan said the armed forces of Azerbaijan shelled the territory of Armenia on Thursday

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ARMENIA-AZERBAIDJAN-DRONES: Armenia says it shot down four drones near Yerevan

Yerevan (Reuters) - Armenia shot down four drones near Yerevan, its capital, on Thursday, Prime Minister Nikol Pachinian said, then that the conflict with Azerbaijan continues around Nagorno-Karabakh.

A Reuters reporter in the Armenian capital said he saw a luminous object in the sky.

Four drones appeared in Armenian airspace in Kotayk and Gegharkunik provinces and Armenia's anti-aircraft defense destroyed them, Nikol Pachinian reported on social media.

(Nvard Hovhannisyan; French version Bertrand Boucey)

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