Law 16:46 11/10/2017 Armenia

Investigative Committee releases details over death of Armenian soldier due to Azeri shooting

The Armenian serviceman killed in Azerbaijan gunfire on October 10, at a military unit located in the north-eastern direction of Armenia sustained a fatal gunshot wound while doing engineering work, a probe by the Investigative Committee has revealed.

According to the report by the committee, soldier Chaplin Armen Margaryan (b. 1998) was immediately taken to hospital after sustaining the wound in the chest.

The Sixth Garrison Investigation Division of the Investigative Committee has launched a criminal case into the incident under Article 34-104 (Part 2, Point 13) of the RA Criminal Code.

The inquest body was informed from the hospital sources that the soldier's biological death was recorded at 9:00pm on Tuesday.

The preliminary probe is underway, with all the necessary measures taken to ensure a comprehensive, objective and full investigation.



Source Panorama.am
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