Armenia soldier helmet. Photo: © Sputnik/ Asatur Yesayants, https://ru.armeniasputnik.am/karabah/20180222/10649544/v-nagornom-karabahe-pogib-soldat.html

23 June 2018, 19:21

Soldier perished in Armenia

The body of Ovannes Melkonyan, a contract serviceman, was found in one of the military units, the Armenian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported.

According to Artsrun Ovannisyan, the MoD's press secretary, the soldier passed away in the evening on June 22.

The "Armenian News" reports that Mr Ovannisyan failed to disclose the reasons for the soldier's death, promising to do it later.

Earlier, the "Caucasian Knot" reported that on May 22 a body of a soldier Martin Khachatryan with a gunshot wound was found in one of the military units of Armenia.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on June 23, 2018 at 12:09 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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