An Armenian soldier at a combat post. Screenshot of video posted by the Ministry of Defence of Armenia, http://mil.am/hy/news/9921

15 September 2021, 08:27

Armenian MoD clarifies number of victims at combat post incident

Apart from the perished sergeant, during the incident at a combat position in the south-eastern direction, another serviceman was wounded, the Armenian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has informed.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on September 14, the Armenian MoD disseminated information about the death of a serviceman in a combat position in the south-eastern direction. According to the MoD, the incident was caused by a violation of the rules of combat duty.

Apart from the perished sergeant, another serviceman was wounded at the combat post, the "News.am" has reported with reference to the Armenian MoD.

According to media, there was a shootout, caused by hazing. "According to our preliminary information, interpersonal relations again caused the incident, as a result of which the servicemen fired at each other," the online edition "ArmLur.am" has reported today.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on September 14, 2021 at 12:37 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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