Serviceman of Nagorno-Karabakh Army. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the Caucasian Knot

27 March 2019, 13:55

Soldier killed in Nagorno-Karabakh

In the evening on March 26, a soldier of Nagorno-Karabakh was fatally wounded under unclear circumstances, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) reports today.

According to the MoD, the incident occurred in one of the military units of the Defence Army of Nagorno-Karabakh, deployed in the north-east direction.

"A soldier got a fatal gunshot wound under unclear circumstances. The investigation is underway to clarify the details of the incident," reports today the website of the Nagorno-Karabakh MoD.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on March 26, the Armenian Ministry of Defence announced an attempt by the Azerbaijani armed forces to bring their positions closer to the Armenian ones and opened fire in response to a warning. The Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence denied the information and reported about the death of a soldier in another sector of the front.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on March 27, 2019 at 11:35 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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