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Inside the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone as truce frays

A local resident inspects a house hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the village of Baharli, Azerbaijan October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A local resident inspects a house hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the village of Baharli, Azerbaijan October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A local resident inspects a house hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the village of Baharli, Azerbaijan October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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A man smokes as he looks at a blood covered entrance of a house hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the village of Baharli, Azerbaijan October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A man smokes as he looks at a blood covered entrance of a house hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the village of Baharli, Azerbaijan October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A man smokes as he looks at a blood covered entrance of a house hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the village of Baharli, Azerbaijan October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Ethnic Armenian soldiers stand outside a hospital, which, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, was damaged during recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, in the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Martakert October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Ethnic Armenian soldiers stand outside a hospital, which, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, was damaged during recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, in the fighting over the breakaway region of...more

Ethnic Armenian soldiers stand outside a hospital, which, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, was damaged during recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, in the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Martakert October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A graveyard hit during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh is seen in the city of Terter, Azerbaijan October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A graveyard hit during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh is seen in the city of Terter, Azerbaijan October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A graveyard hit during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh is seen in the city of Terter, Azerbaijan October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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A burnt car is seen outside a hospital, which, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, was damaged during recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, in the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Martakert October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A burnt car is seen outside a hospital, which, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, was damaged during recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, in the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in...more

A burnt car is seen outside a hospital, which, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, was damaged during recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, in the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Martakert October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Locals inspect the house hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the village of Baharli, Azerbaijan October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Locals inspect the house hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the village of Baharli, Azerbaijan October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Locals inspect the house hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the village of Baharli, Azerbaijan October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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An ethnic Armenian soldier walks next to a crater following what the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region said was the recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Martakert October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

An ethnic Armenian soldier walks next to a crater following what the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region said was the recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in...more

An ethnic Armenian soldier walks next to a crater following what the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region said was the recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Martakert October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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The remains of a rocket shell are seen after recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

The remains of a rocket shell are seen after recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

The remains of a rocket shell are seen after recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Men stand next to the ruins of a house that was destroyed by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Men stand next to the ruins of a house that was destroyed by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Men stand next to the ruins of a house that was destroyed by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man removes remains of glass from a window damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man removes remains of glass from a window damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man removes remains of glass from a window damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man mourns at the grave of a fallen soldier, who was killed during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man mourns at the grave of a fallen soldier, who was killed during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man mourns at the grave of a fallen soldier, who was killed during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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An interior view shows the art school damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

An interior view shows the art school damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

An interior view shows the art school damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man smokes as he stands next to a building damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man smokes as he stands next to a building damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man smokes as he stands next to a building damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A view shows the building of an art school damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A view shows the building of an art school damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A view shows the building of an art school damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Civilians are seen in the basement of an art school used as a bomb shelter during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Civilians are seen in the basement of an art school used as a bomb shelter during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Civilians are seen in the basement of an art school used as a bomb shelter during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Men are seen among the ruins after recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Men are seen among the ruins after recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Men are seen among the ruins after recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A woman is seen in the basement of a building used as a bomb shelter during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman is seen in the basement of a building used as a bomb shelter during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman is seen in the basement of a building used as a bomb shelter during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Men stand at their house damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Men stand at their house damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Men stand at their house damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man cleans his car of glass broken during recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man cleans his car of glass broken during recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man cleans his car of glass broken during recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man carries a sheet of tin at his house damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man carries a sheet of tin at his house damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man carries a sheet of tin at his house damaged by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man smokes at his house during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man smokes at his house during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man smokes at his house during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Men stand next to the ruins of a house that was destroyed by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Men stand next to the ruins of a house that was destroyed by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Men stand next to the ruins of a house that was destroyed by recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the town of Martuni October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man carries a table away from ruins at a blast site hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the city of Ganja, Azerbaijan October 11, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A man carries a table away from ruins at a blast site hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the city of Ganja, Azerbaijan October 11, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A man carries a table away from ruins at a blast site hit by a rocket during the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the city of Ganja, Azerbaijan October 11, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Sappers walk past an unexploded rocket after recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, on the outskirts of Stepanakert October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Sappers walk past an unexploded rocket after recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, on the outskirts of Stepanakert October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Sappers walk past an unexploded rocket after recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, on the outskirts of Stepanakert October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Radio journalists from a local public radio work in their studio located in a basement during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 12, 2020.  REUTERS/Stringer

Radio journalists from a local public radio work in their studio located in a basement during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 12, 2020.  REUTERS/Stringer

Radio journalists from a local public radio work in their studio located in a basement during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert October 12, 2020.  REUTERS/Stringer
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A sapper points to unexploded cluster bomblets collected after recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, on the outskirts of Stepanakert October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A sapper points to unexploded cluster bomblets collected after recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, on the outskirts of Stepanakert October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A sapper points to unexploded cluster bomblets collected after recent shelling during the military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, on the outskirts of Stepanakert October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Wrecked vehicles are seen outside a hospital, which, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, was damaged during recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, in the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Martakert October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Wrecked vehicles are seen outside a hospital, which, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, was damaged during recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, in the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh,...more

Wrecked vehicles are seen outside a hospital, which, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, was damaged during recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, in the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Martakert October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A burnt vehicle is seen outside a hospital, which, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, was damaged during recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, in the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Martakert October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A burnt vehicle is seen outside a hospital, which, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, was damaged during recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, in the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh,...more

A burnt vehicle is seen outside a hospital, which, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, was damaged during recent shelling by Azeri armed forces, in the fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Martakert October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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