Dozens of Armenian women reportedly turned up to an army recruitment center on Thursday, wanting to join the fight against #Azerbaijan in #NagornoKarabakh.
Television cameras at the center in the capital, Yerevan concentrated on several young women who were seemingly applying for military roles as the conflict in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region continues.
Harutyun Hakobyan, a police lieutenant colonel, said that 98 women had already been sent to the frontline and that nearly 400 women will eventually be deployed.
Violence broke out in Nagorno-Karabakh on Sunday. The region is within Azerbaijan but is controlled by ethnic Armenian forces backed by the #Armenia’s government.
Armenian and Azerbaijani forces blame each other for continuing attacks which have killed dozens so far.
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