Artsakh soldier killed after mine explosion

By Asbarez | Friday, 01 September 2017


STEPANAKERT—Artsakh Army soldier Hayk Khachatryan (b. 1998) was killed Friday after accidentally stepping on mine at around 11:50 a.m. Friday, the Artsakh Defense Ministry reported.

The ministry and the army have begun an investigation.

Artsakh President Bako Sahakian awarded Khachatryan with “For Service in Battle” medal posthumously.