July 31
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YEREVAN. – In combination with the evidence obtained in the criminal case which the Investigative Committee of Armenia is investigating on the death of conscript Artur Ghazaryan, a criminal charge has been brought against Lieutenant H.A. Armenian learned about this from the Investigative Committee.

In particular, at around 9:40pm on July 16, after receiving a report at the firing position of the military unit that an alleged movement of the adversary had been observed in the area of the position, Lieutenant H.A. conducted a monitoring and site survey during which noticing a movement at around 9:45pm, he violated the rules of combat duty, fired shots—from his rifle—in the given direction, as a result of which conscript Artur Ghazaryan sustained a fatal gunshot wound to the head.

This army officer has been remanded in custody.

The criminal investigation continues.

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