STEPANAKERT, Artsakh—The Artsakh Defense Ministry announced on Friday that Artsakh serviceman Armen Harutyunyan (born 1996) was killed by Azerbaijani fire on May 26.
His death took place at a military unit in the northern direction of the Artsakh-Azerbaijani border, also known as the Line of Contact, at 11:45 in the morning. An investigation is underway for details of Harutyunyan’s death.
The Defense Ministry offered condolences to Harutyunyan’s family, friends, and fellow servicemen.
Harutyunyan’s death comes less than a week after Private of the Artsakh Defense Army Karen Danielyan (born in 1996) was killed by Azerbaijani forces on May 22.