STEPANAKERT. – President of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), Bako Sahakyan, on Thursday signed a decree.
Accordingly, NKR Defense Army servicemen Grigor Yeghoyan has been posthumously awarded with the Medal for Service in Battle, and in recognition of his bravery during the defense of the Artsakh state border, Central Information Department of the Office of the NKR President informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
As reported earlier, Artsakh Defense Army serviceman Grigor Yeghoyan (born in 1998) was mortally wounded, on Thursday at around 9:40am.
The soldier died at the protection area of Defense Army unit, and as a result of shooting by the Azerbaijani armed forces.
An investigation is underway to find out the details of this incident.