In the Armenian district of Shushi, Armenians burnt the homes of Tatars. The Tatars did the same with Armenians homes in the Tatar district – about 400 homes and shops were set alight. The Armenian Aguletsots Church was seized and desecrated, turning into a Tatar military foothold.
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The legends of Artasches and Satenik, and of Artavasd, the son of Artasches, belong to the Arsacid period, for Artavasd and Artasches are Armenian kings of the Arsacid dynasty, according to Moses.34 The Alans who, according to the legend, were a neighboring people residing in the mountain region in the vicinity of Georgia, spread themselves ...
The Turkish soldiers fired on the Armenians and killed them. This served as a signal. The booming of cannons and rattle of rifles began from every side, and it was realised that the Armenian quarter was besieged. In the evening houses in the Armenian quarter could be seen burning in every direction.