Conflict zone villagers say they will stand their ground
Men in an Azerbaijani village near the contact line have sent their families to stay with relatives elsewhere and are waiting for the events to unfold. “We trust in our army, defense ministry and president. For our part, we are ready to do everything we can, one of them said. Asked when was the last time a shooting so intense had taken place there, they said they had not witnessed anything like this since the ceasefire was enacted in the nineties. “They started shooting at three in the morning and have not stopped since.