The Investigative Committee of Armenia initiated a criminal case on the fact of the murder of soldier Artyom Khachatryan by the Azerbaijani armed forces, Investigative Committee’s press service reported.

According to the source, a criminal case was initiated under paragraph 13 of Part 2 of Article 104.

Artyom Khachatryan (born in 1999), a soldier of the Karabakh Defense Army, was fatally wounded in fire by Azerbaijani side at a military outpost in the northern direction of the line of contact at around 5:05 p.m. Thursday.

Military serviceman Artyom Khachatryan, who was killed in Artsakh by a shot fired by the adversary today, was from the Malishka village of Vayots Dzor Province of the Republic of Armenia and was going to be demobilized in 20 days.