Private of the NKR Defense Army Arthur Ohanjayan, died of gunshot wound as a result of firing from the Azerbaijani side. The accident took place at one of the military units located in the southern direction of the line of contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan.
“The NKR Ministry of Defense shares the sorrow of this heavy loss and expresses its support to Arthur Ohanjanyan’s family and friends,” the Ministry said in a statement.
Probe into the details of the case is under way.
On 21 May Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan signed a decree, posthumously awarding NKR Defense Army’s junior sergeant Arthur Ohanjanyan with the “For Service in Battle”medal for bravery shown during the defense of the NKR state borders.