In the afternoon, Grad and Smerch rockets landed in Shushi, and the mosque was among many buildings damaged in fire.
Several years ago, Nagorno-Karabakh authorities hired Iranian experts for a major restoration project and reopened the Govhar mosque, the neighboring madrasa and the park were formally opened for tourism in October 2019.
The Azeri military used air force to bomb the town of Martuni and the villages nearby, as well as the town of Martakert. No casualties have been reported.
The capital Stepanakert was targeted too, the city's air raid sirens went off at last seven times throughout the day. Furthermore, a combat drone belonging to the Azerbaijani military was destroyed near Stepanakert.
Azerbaijan, with help from Turkey and Syrian and Libyan mercenaries deployed by Ankara, started a war against Karabakh (Artsakh) in the morning of September 27. The Armenian side has reported deaths and injuries both among the civilian population and the military. Foreign and local journalists too have been injured in Azeri shelling of towns and villages.