The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Armed forces said on Wednesday that its forces shot down an unmanned drone flying over Karabakh airspace on September 12, 2011. According to a statement by the Karabakh Army, the Azeri Air Force has significantly increased its activity along the Karabakh-Azerbaijan border. "In recent days, the enemy's unmanned aircraft have carried out, with a fairly large frequency, reconnaissance flights all along the border zone and, in some cases, violated Karabakh's airspace," the Karabakh Defense Army said in its statement. "The Defense Army undertook measures to prevent the flights. In particular, the anti-aircraft units of the Defense Army shot down an Azerbaijani drone near the village of Vazgenashen in Martuni region," the statement added. "Segments of the unmanned aircraft are at the disposal of the corresponding services of the Defense Army. A commission has been set up to probe the details of the case, and an investigation is under way," concluded the statement.
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