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Criminal case opened on death of soldier in Karabakh

12:29, 02.06.2012 Region: Armenia, Karabakh Theme: Society, Incidents

YEREVAN. – A criminal case, on charges of causing suicide, is launched over the death of conscript Saro Samvelyan, who had received a fatal gunshot wound—and under yet undetermined circumstances—at the military position of a Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) Defense Army unit, Armenian MOD Investigation Department Public Relations Senior Officer Meri Sargsyan told Armenian News-NEWS.am.    

She informed that an investigation is in progress, and added that Samvelyan was from Gyumri city and he was enlisted in the Army in Fall 2011.

To note, Saro Samvelyan, 19, received the fatal gunshot wound on Friday at around 8:20am, and an investigation is launched into the incident, NKR Defense Army Media and Propaganda Department had informed.

Armenia News - NEWS.am

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