June 20
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The relatives of a deceased soldier and police officers clashed on the Armavir-Yerevan highway.

As reported Armenian, police officers have closed the Armavir-Yerevan highway and aren’t letting the relatives come to Yerevan.

According to preliminary information, Minister of Defense of Armenia Davit Tonoyan is on his way to meet with the deceased soldier’s relatives.

The relatives don’t believe the official version of the soldier’s death (suicide).

The relatives told Armenian that the soldier, Vahram was murdered. Vahram was enlisted six months ago and was serving in Artsakh. He died on January 30 at around 1:15 p.m. The Investigative Committee of Armenia declared that the soldier had shot his chest with the AKM type of gun attached to him and had been transferred to a military hospital with firearm injuries, and he was pronounced dead at 2 p.m. The first garrison investigative division has instituted a criminal case in relation to the incident, and preliminary investigation is underway.

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