Four Armenian soldiers killed in Azeri shelling

Four Armenian soldiers were killed as the Azerbaijan side opened fire from Turkey-made TR-107 reactive rocket launchers in the north-eastern direction of the Defense Army at about 17:30, NKR Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

The victims were identified as Norayr Khachatryan, born in 1995, Robert Mkrtchyan, born in 1995, Harut Hakobyan, born in 1997, Karen Shahinyan, born in 1997. The Ministry said several soliers were also wounded.

Probe into the details of the case is under way.

The NKR Defense Ministry shares the sorrow of the heavy loss and expresses its sympathy to the families and friends of the killed soldiers.


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