Artsakh soldier killed in mine explosion

By Asbarez | Wednesday, 03 August 2016

Source: Aravot

Source: Aravot

STEPANAKERT (Armenian Weekly)—Armenian serviceman Gevorg Harutyunyan (b. 1996) was killed in a mine explosion on the eastern direction of the Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh), at around 3 pm on August 3. An investigation into the details of the incident is currently underway, according to a report released by the Karabakh Defense Ministry

Over 350 shots of different caliber weapons were shot by Azerbaijani forces in the direction of Armenian military positions along the Karabakh/Azerbaijan border on the night of August 2-3.

Harutyunyan’s death came less than two weeks after another Armenian serviceman, Arsen Arakelyan was killed by Azerbaijani fire along the border on July 23. On the night of July 22-23, another serviceman, Mher Ziloyan (b. 1991), was wounded by Azerbaijani fire.