YEREVAN. – An investigation is underway to find out the circumstances behind the death of the three military servicemen in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR).
According to the statement which the Investigative Committee of Armenia has issued, the three NKR Defense Army military unit servicemen, Lieutenant Gegham Zakaryan and Privates Sargis Abrahamyan and Sargis Melikyan, sustained fatal shrapnel wounds, on Tuesday at around 6:35pm, as a result of an anti-tank mine explosion, and while carrying out engineering works at the combat position of the protection area of the aforesaid military unit. In addition, Private Narek Hoveyan sustained shrapnel wounds in this explosion, and he was taken to a military hospital. He is in critical condition.
A criminal case has been launched.
Investigative actions are underway to find out all the circumstances behind this incident.