A cap badge of the Karabakh army soldier. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the "Caucasian Knot"

01 June 2019, 17:07

NKR Army soldier dies

A conscript died as a result of shelling from the Azerbaijani side, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) has informed.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that today Azerbaijan has claimed 22 shelling attacks of its positions from Armenia and from the territories controlled by NKR authorities.

Sipan Melkonyan, 19, has perished, the NKR's MoD has reported.

Earlier, on May 30, an Azerbaijani soldier, Agil Omarov, perished in the Karabakh conflict zone. Azerbaijan stated that he was killed by a sniper, while the NKR refuted its involvement in the soldier's death.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on June 1, 2019 at 10:20 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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