Karabakh Armenian soldiers stand near a howitzer in Hadrut province in Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan, Tuesday, April 5, 2016. (Albert Khachatryan/Photolure via AP)
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The breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh said two of its soldiers were killed by gunfire from Azerbaijan early Tuesday, as tensions simmered weeks after an eruption of clashes.Azerbaijan's defense ministry, which made no mention of any losses on its side, said it had carried out a "retaliatory strike" after the Armenian army hit its positions from multiple rocket launchers.The fighting this month was the most intense since a 1994 ceasefire that stopped the conflict but did not resolve the underlying dispute.
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