STEPANAKERT. – President of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), Bako Sahakyan, has signed an executive order.
Accordingly, NKR Defense Army servicemen Artsakh Hovsepyan 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,
On Saturday at around 4pm, Artsakh Defense Army serviceman Artsakh Hovsepyan (born in 1998) sustained a fatal gunshot wound at the protection area of a defense army military unit, and as a result of shots fired by the Azerbaijan armed forces.
An investigation is underway to find out the details of this incident.