YEREVAN. – Compulsory military serviceman, Private Hovsep Grigoryan, sustained a fatal gunshot wound to his forehead, on January 27 between 4:25pm and 4:45pm, at the combat position of the protection area of a Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR) Defense Army military unit, the Investigative Committee of Armenia informed Armenian

According to preliminary information, Grigoryan was fatally wounded due to another fellow compulsory military serviceman’s violation of the rules for handling weapons.

A criminal case has been initiated.

The fellow soldier has been detained.

The respective investigation is still in progress. 

As reported earlier, NKR Defense Army serviceman Hovsep Grigoryan (born in 1998) had sustained a fatal gunshot wound.