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Battle of Kizil-Tepe

Battle of Kizil-tepe
Part of the Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)
Date June 25, 1877
Location near Kars
Result Ottoman victory
 Russian Empire  Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Arshak Ter-Gukasov Ahmed Muhtar Pasha
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 Russia and the Ottoman Empire. The Russian were attempting to besiege Kars. The Ottomans successfully lifted the siege.


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