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Separatist forces lose 50 troops in four days of Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

A general view shows a Nagorno Karabakh's main city of Stepanakert, April 5, 2016. REUTERS/Staff

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Armenian-backed forces have lost 50 fighters, including 20-30 who are missing, in four days of renewed clashes with Azerbaijan over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, RIA news agency reported on Wednesday.

RIA cited the separatists’ Moscow-based representative as saying more than 100 fighters were wounded, RIA reported.

Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov

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