Battle of Kızıl Tepe
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|Battle of Kizil-tepe|
|Part of the Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)|
|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||430 killed, 1400 wounded|
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.
- Caucasian Battlefields: A History of the Wars on the Turco-Caucasian Border, William Edward David Allen,Paul Muratoff, page 167, 2011
- THE CAMPAIGN IN ARMENIA - The Battle of Kiziltepe Hard Fight Capture of the Hill by the Turk.
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