Ghazanchetsots Cathedral in Shushi, Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) Damaged by Reported Azerbaijani Shelling

9 October 2020

HART is saddened to learn of the damage suffered by the iconic Ghazanchetsots Cathedral in Shushi, Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh).

The cathedral, which was acting as a shelter for women and children in Shushi, was reportedly hit by Azerbaijani shells yesterday evening. To read HART’s latest statement on Azerbaijani aggression in Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh).

Images of the destruction can be found below.

The damaged roof of the cathedral.
The Ghazanchetsots Cathedral in 2018, taken on HART’s 2018 visit.
Cathedral pews destroyed by the shelling.
Further exterior damage to the cathedral.
Damage to the interior of the cathedral.

All images displayed are done so with the explicit permission of that Embassy of Armenia.

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