12 February 2019, 01:50

Armenia's MoD reports soldier's death

Mesrop Grigoryan, a contract soldier, was fatally wounded in one of the military units of the Armenian Armed Forces, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported.

According to the MoD, the incident occurred on February 11 in a guarded area of the military unit.

Mesrop Grigoryan, 34, died from a gunshot wound. "The circumstances of the death of a contract serviceman are being clarified," Artsrun Ovannisyan, the MoD's press secretary wrote on his Facebook page (as translated by the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent).

The "Caucasian Knot" has earlier reported that this January the Armenia's General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) reported that in 2018, 38 servicemen of the Armed Forces of Armenia and the Defence Army of Nagorno-Karabakh perished at their serving; other 25 incidents were not related to the military service.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on February 11, 2019 at 09:38 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Tigran Petrosyan; Source: CK correspondent

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