Society 12:07 12/10/2019 Armenia

April war hero Vahe Zakaryan would have turned 24 today

Armenian soldier, tanker Vahe Zakaryan, heroically fallen during the four-day April war, would have turned 24 today. His family and relatives describe Vahe as an intelligent, modest, kind, friendly and a truly sincere individual.

Born on 12 October 1995, in Hrazdan town of Armenia’s Kotayk Province, Vahe Zakaryan was one of family’s three children and the only son. Vahe, together with his family, moved to Russia when he was a school student. However, he decided to return to his native town Hrazdan with his sisters eight months later. After graduating from school, Vahe entered Armenian State Institute of Physical Culture and Sports, being drafted to the Armenian Army in the same year.

Vahe was an accomplished athlete. He had practiced karate for many years, won multiple awards and obtained two black belts.

Vahe began his military service in Hoktemberyan (Armavir Province) in 2014. Later on, he was transferred to Jebrail (Jrakan) in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) to serve in a tank battalion.

According to his parents, Vahe was very excited to join the Armenian army, never complaining during his military service.
 



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