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Veteran of the Second World War Samson Hovhannisyan has died at the age of 106, JNEWS reported.

Hovhannisyan, who turned 106 on September 12, died in southern Akhalkalak.

During the years of the Great Patriotic War, he fought in the Poltava region of Ukraine, and after the war, he held various administrative positions in Akhalkalak for 60 years.

Over the past few years, the war veteran was being taken care of by his relatives since he could hardly see and hear. However, despite his age, every morning, Hovhannisyan would go to the store to buy produce, would try to be independent and was always happy to have guests.

Hovhannisyan was born in 1914 to the family of a farmer in the distant Samsar village of Akhalkalak.

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