At the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the Caucasian Knot

03 December 2018, 11:18

Armenia: contract soldier dies from gunshot wound

In one of the military units of the Armenian Ministry of Defence (MoD), a contract serviceman was killed in his combat position. A criminal case has been initiated.

His body was found on December 1, at about 8:50 p.m. in the combat position of one of the units of the Armenian MoD with a gunshot wound in the chest area.

The contract soldier, Gor Agvanovich Sarkisyan, born in 1987, had served for the Armed Forces since 2016, the "newsarmenia.am" reported on December 2.

A criminal case has been opened by the Investigating Committee of Armenia, the VKontakte Armenian Military Portal group reports.

Earlier, the "Caucasian Knot" reported that on July 24, a private of the Armenia Armed Forces received a mortal wound in his head when at the combat position of one of the military units and died.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on December 3, 2018 at 00:56 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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