Today, through a military procedure, residents of Pokr Vedi village buried 36-year-old contractual serviceman Zohrab Sianosyan, who was killed from a gunshot fired by Azerbaijan on the border with Nakhchivan.
Head of Pokr Vedi village Norik Martirosyan told Armenian News-NEWS.am that army generals and colonels were also attending the funeral.
Zohrab had two daughters aged 2 and 4. He was the eldest son, and his younger brother is working abroad. A couple of days ago, the brother was also drafted as a contractual serviceman.
Earlier, the Ministry of Defense had reported that on March 10 at around 3:30 p.m. contractual serviceman, Private Zohrab SIanosyan received a lethal firearm injury in the chest area after Azerbaijan fired a gunshot in the direction of the military post in the maintenance area of N military unit of the Defense Army stationed in the southwestern direction, as reported the news service of the Ministry of Defense.
Investigation is underway to establish the circumstances behind the incident.