Release

16 August, 2021
On August 16, at around 18:10, the subdivisions of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces once again resorted to provocation, firing from different caliber firearms at the Armenian positions located in the Gegharkunik section of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border.

A serviceman of the military unit N of the RA Armed Forces, private Arman Hovhannes Hakobyan, born in 2002, received a fatal gunshot wound as a result of an intense firefight.

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia shares the grief of the loss and expresses support to the family members, relatives and colleagues of the deceased serviceman.

As a result of the retaliatory actions taken by the Armenian side, the enemy has at least three casualties and wounded.