Armenia, Azerbaijan report 99 troop

Fighting on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan killed about 100 troops

Armenia said at least 49 of its soldiers were killed; Azerbaijan said it lost 50.

It said shelling grew less intense during the day but Azerbaijani troops were trying to advance into Armenian territory.

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry said it was responding to a “large-scale provocation” by Armenia

The dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh has divided the two nations for many years.

In a six-week war in 2020 that resulted in more than 6,600 deaths, Azerbaijan regained large portions of Nagorno-Karabakh.

On Tuesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry pleaded with all parties to "exercise caution and avoid further escalation.