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Battle of Kızıl Tepe

Battle of Kizil-tepe
Part of the Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)
Date June 25, 1877
Location near Kars
Result Ottoman victory
Belligerents
 Russian Empire  Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Arshak Ter-Gukasov Ahmed Muhtar Pasha
Strength
60,000 55,000
Casualties and losses
around 1500 killed and wounded[1] 430 killed, 1400 wounded[2]

The Battle of Kizil-tepe (Turkish: Kızıltepe Muharebresi) was fought on June 25, 1877, between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire. The Russian were attempting to besiege Kars. The Ottomans successfully lifted the siege.

References

  1. ^ Caucasian Battlefields: A History of the Wars on the Turco-Caucasian Border, William Edward David Allen,Paul Muratoff, page 167, 2011
  2. ^ The Battle of Kiziltepe Hard Fight Capture of the Hill by the Turk.THE CAMPAIGN IN ARMENIA -

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