According to Artsakh army, Azerbaijan also employed various caliber sniper rifles in the northern, eastern and southern sections of the contact line.
The Karabakh Defense Army troops continue controlling the entire line of contact and protecting their positions.
Karabakh soldier Tatul Harutyunyan (b. 1997) was wounded in Azerbaijan's fire on April 17, at around 6:20 pm. His condition is deemed serious. An investigation into the details of the incident is underway.