A peacekeeper from the Rostov region was killed in [Artsakh] Nagorno-Karabakh during shelling by Azerbaijanis. His relatives told about the death of 39-year-old Anton Shvoren on social networks, Moskovskii Komsomolets reports.
The man lived with his wife and two daughters in the city of Kamensk-Shakhtinsky, Rostov region. In September, the peacekeeper was in Nagorno-Karabakh.
On the afternoon of September 20, Anton, driving a UAZ Patriot, was returning from an observation post. Fire was opened in the direction of the car as it passed through the village of Chankatagh. As a result of the shelling, six people were killed, including the driver.
The date of the funeral for the 39-year-old soldier will be known later.
Earlier, the Russian Embassy in Armenia announced that during the peacekeeping mission in Nagorno-Karabakh, as a result of the aggression unleashed by Azerbaijan against Artsakh, 6 servicemen were killed, and several more people received injuries of varying degrees of severity.
On September 20, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported that while returning from an observation post, a car with Russian peacekeepers was fired at from small arms. Later, the editor-in-chief of RT, Margarita Simonyan, reported the death of 5 Russian peacekeepers.