French Le Monde journalists critically injured by Azerbaijan’s attack in Martuni region of Artsakh / Karabagh

On October 1, international and local reporters came under attack in the Martuni region of Artsakh. Two French correspondents from Le Monde and two representatives from Armenia suffered injuries as a result of an Azerbaijani bombardment.

The French journalists wounded in Nagorno Karabakh’s Martuni town as a result of shelling by the Azerbaijani armed forces have been transported to Yerevan Erebuni Medical Center from Stepanakert by helicopters.

French Ambassador to Armenia Jonathan Lacote and French-Armenian doctor met the wounded Le Monde journalists in Erebuni Medical Center.

It has been reported that the Azerbaijani side targeted yesterday a group of journalists both local and foreign, as a result some of them received injuries. Among the attacked journalists were deputy editor chief of a Russian channel, correspondents from AFP.