Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   24 November

Soldier killed by grenade explosion in Artsakh

YEREVAN, MARCH 12, ARMENPRESS. A grenade explosion at the eastern section of the military units of the Defense Army killed Sargis Ohanyan born 1997, soldier of the Defense Army , on March 11, at 15: 45.  As “Armenpress” was informed by the Press Service of the Ministry of Defense of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, an investigation is underway to determine the details of the incident.

The Defense Ministry of Nagorno Karabakh shares the grief and expresses its support and condolences to the soldier's family, friends and co-servicemen.

On the line of contact of Nagorno Karabakh-Azerbaijani armed forces, on March 11 and early morning of March 12, the adversary fired more than 2300 shots from different caliber weapons at Armenian positions : 60mm mortars (16 shells) and RGP -7 grenade launchers(4 missiles).

The Defense Army suppressed the adversary’s attack by response actions.

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